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www.benefits.va.gov/persona/veteran-vietnam.asp

Vietnam Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans. VA benefits include disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and burial. See our Veterans page for an overview of the benefits available to all ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/va-pension-retired...

VA Pension for Retired Veterans. ... you can show that you have one disability rated at 100% and another at 60% or more to qualify for Housebound Benefits. If you are age 65 or older, even though you are presumed disabled, to get housebound benefits you still have to show that you are confined to your home or have a disability that is rated at ...

www.sapling.com/4894610/benefits-vietnam-veterans

Applying for Benefits and Compensation. Eligible Vietnam veterans can apply online through the VA's eBenefits website, or by downloading and completing VA Form 21-526EZ, Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits, and mailing it to a local VA office.

medicarewire.com/blog/veterans-over-65-get-medicare-and-va...

Veterans older than 65 years of age may be able to get health benefits from both Medicare and the Veterans’ Administration. In order for that to happen, several things must be in place. A veteran must have applied for and be entitled to Veterans benefits, and the veteran must be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B.

www.benefits.va.gov/PERSONA/index.asp

According to the 2012 U.S. Census brief, the Veteran population ages 65 or older numbered in excess of 12.4 million. These Veterans served in conflicts around the world including World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and even in the Persian Gulf War.

www.longtermcarelink.net/article-2013-4-2.htm

Comparing this to a total of 41 million Americans 65 and older, veterans and their single surviving spouses represent about 1/3 of the senior population. According to VA about 42% of all veterans are 65 and older. This percentage will continue to grow as the bulk of the Vietnam veterans - the largest cohort - are still younger than age 65.

marshallelder.blogspot.com/2011/05/over-age-65-and-veteran...

Pension is a benefit paid to wartime veterans who have limited or no income, and who are age 65 or older, or, if under 65, who are permanently and totally disabled. Veterans who are more seriously disabled may qualify for Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits. These are benefits that are paid in addition to the basic pension rate. Who is ...

www.va.gov/opa/persona/veteran-elderly.asp

According to the 2012 U.S. Census brief, the Veteran population ages 65 or older numbered in excess of 12.4 million. These Veterans served in conflicts around the world including World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and even in the Persian Gulf War. As Veterans age, the Department of ...

www.smartconsumergroup.com/vapension.htm

According to a recent study there are about 7.1 million living veterans over the age of 65 who served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam or the Gulf War. In addition it is estimated there are approximately 4.4 million surviving spouses of these war veterans over 65.

www.senior65.com/medicare/article/va-benefits-and-medicare...

Great questions. Many veterans and their spouses are able to keep their VA benefits past 65, but you want to check with the VA to see what tier you fall under, and how your benefits are covered. If you don't get to keep full benefits, you may want to consider a Medigap or Medicare Advantage plan. Please keep us up to date on what you find out.