GRANTS FOR SENIORS WEBSITE
This website provides useful information for people who are or soon will be retiring.
RESUME BUILDER FOR VETERANS
LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP DUES
If you are considering a lifetime membership, which will be less costly for most people, you can avoid the hassle of renewing every year. The lifetime membership cost is based on a member’s age. Contact Hank Sauer for more information [(402) 625-2192].
SAUNDERS COUNTY MEMORIAL FOR VETERANS
A Memorial dedicated to men and women in Saunders County who have participated in foreign wars was completed in 2016. It is beautiful and very meaningful. It is located at the northeast corner of the Saunders County Courthouse grounds. Donations will be appreciated. Click the About Us/Photo Album tabs to see it.
Get more information at http://www.saunderscountyveteransmemorial.com
MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: MAP is the link between the VFW and the military community. MAP provides assistance to any military family who need help. contact any post officer for information.
INFORMATION ABOUT GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR VETERANS
FAMILY ASSISTANCE SPECIALISTS SERVICES
These services are available to families of members of the U.S. Military and the Nebraska National Guard. Services provided are:
1. Crisis intervention and referal
2. Legal resource/information and referral
3. Financial resource/information and referral
4. TRICARE Resource/information and referral
5. ID cards and DEERS information and referral
6. Community resource/information and referral
In the Lincoln area, Call (402) 309-7333 or (402) 318-8986
In Saunders County, Call (402) 309-8074 or (402) 318-9000
In the Omaha area, Call (402) 309-7086 or (402) 318-8989
Select the link below "VFW Nebraska News Network” to access all VFW Department, District and Post news.
INFORMATION ABOUT MESOTHELIOMAMany veterans have in the past have been exposed to asbestos dust. Some of them run the risk of contracting mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer, Symptoms can appear 30 to 50 years after the actual exposure. Check the links below to learn more about the disease..
SLEEP BETTER, BE MORE HEALTHY
This web site provides information on how getting a good night's sleep is important for your health.
Sleep Problems Related to Cancer
HEALTH ADVISORY: SHINGLES
If you are over 50 and have gotten chicken pox sometime in your life, you should get vaccinated for shingles. Shingles is a very painful skin disease that results from when residual chicken pox virus in the body invades nerve cells. Anyone who ever has had shingles will tell you that vaccination for shingles is worth the money. If you have any questions, contact your doctor.
If you have had any of the below diseases since you were discharged from the military you may qualify for VA disability. Go to your nearest VA office for the necessary forms.
PRESUMPTIVE DISEASES FOR:
Acute and subacute transient peripheral neuropathy AL amyloidosis Chloracne Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia Diabetes mellitus (type II) Hairy cell leukemia Hodgkins disease Ishemic heart disease Multiple myeloma Non-hodgkins lymphoma Parkinson’ disease Porphyria cutanea tarda Prostate Cancer Respiratory cancers Soft tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, kaposi’s sarcoma, or mesothelioma
KbRUCELLOSIA Campylobacter jejuni Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) Malaria Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Nontyphoid salmonella Shingella Visceral Leishmaniasis West Nile virus
Nebraska State VFW http://www.vfwne.com
VFW National Headquarteres http://www.vfw.org
VFW Ladies Auxiliary (National) http://www.ladiesauxvfw.org
VFW National Home http://vfwnationalhome.org
VFW Store http://www.vfwstore.org
Department of Veterans Affairs http://www.va.gov
American Military Family.org: -
Assistance for Veterans and their Families http://www.amf100.org
Remember the Fallen WebSite http://www.rememberingour fallen.org