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My dad just passed on May 4th he is a vet from 1972-1976....
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My husband is 26 years old and is in end stage heart failure.
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I am 100% service connected disabled veteran permanent status.
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My wifes father was in the war and he passed away in the late
My wifes father was in the war and he passed away in the late 50's or early 60's. We have been married over 40 years and he was deceased before that. His wife is 98 years old and has been living with … read more
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This question is in regards XXXXX XXXXX My deceased dad was
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I have an 87 year old wife who has Alzeihemers and Parkinsons
I have an 87 year old wife who has Alzeihemers and Parkinsons Deceases. She is not yet bad enough to require her going to a nursing home, but requires someone to be with her at almost all times. Is it… read more
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my mother in law is 88 and is a surviving spouse of a deceased
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