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September 23, 2012

Pensions for Veterans Over 65 yrs.

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Excerpt from article: A Little-Known Benefit for Aging Veterans
By SUSAN SELIGER
September 19, 2012

““What people don’t know is that when wartime veterans turn 65, the V.A. automatically classifies them as ‘totally disabled,’ ” Ms. Burak said. And if they meet income and asset criteria, they are eligible for a basic pension.”

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Veterans Pension Program
“What is VA Pension for Veterans?
Pension is a benefit paid to wartime Veterans who have limited or no income, and who are age 65 or older, or, under 65, and are permanently and totally disabled, or, a patient in a nursing home, or, are recieiving Social Secruity disability payments.”

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