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LA Department of Health and Hospitals: www.dhh.louisiana.gov

LA Department of Social Services: www.dss.state.la.us

LA Department of Veterans Affairs: www.vetaffairs.la.gov

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Medicare: www.medicare.gov

Medicare Rights Center: www.medicarerights.org

National Center on Elder Abuse: www.ncea.aoa.gov

Social Security Administration: www.socialsecurity.gov

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: www.va.gov

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 about aid & attendance
  What is the Veterans Aid & Attendance pension benefit?
  Who is eligible for the Veterans Aid & Attendance pension benefit?
  The special case of Long Term Medical Costs.
  Using aid & attendance to pay any person for care at home.
  Using aid & attendance for professional home care.
  Using aid & attendance for to pay for assisted living.
  Using aid & attendance for to pay for a nursing home.
  The application process for aid and attendance Pension.
  Using an aid & attendance benefits consultant.
  When the family can submit a claim without help.
  When the family should use a benefits consultant.
 free booklet
 veterans long term care
  Disability Compensation & SMC
  Dependency and Indemnity (DIC)
  Burial and Memorial Benefits
  HISA Grants
  State Veterans Homes
  The Best Health Care System
  VA Health Administration
  Enrolling in Veterans Health Care
 eldercare sites
  National Care Planning Council