DEARBORN, Michigan — Oakwood Common invites wartime veterans, surviving spouses and caregivers to a Veterans Aid and Attendance workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2012. The free workshop helps individuals, families and caregivers learn how to seek funds to cover the cost of senior housing, home care or nursing home care. It will be held in the Rotunda Room of the retirement community located at 16351 Rotunda Drive in Dearborn.
The Veterans Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension benefit provides up to $1,704/month for wartime veterans, up to $1,095/month for surviving spouses and up to $2,020/month for a married veteran.
“This workshop helps individuals learn about valuable resources and funds that may make a difference in when and where they decide to retire,” said Mary Granata, director of sales for Oakwood Common. “
Beth Marshall and Dwight Cloutier from the Veteran Support Center will conduct the workshop presentations. Representatives from Oakwood’s Senior Care Solutions will also participate, including how this benefit can apply to home care.
For more details and to make a reservation to attend this free workshop, call 313-253-9597.
About Oakwood Common
Oakwood Common offers one and two bedroom apartments located at 16351 Rotunda Drive, within a beautiful 29-acre retirement community that includes exquisite landscaping, nature trails and scenic views along the historic Rouge River Gateway in Dearborn. Oakwood Common apartments, available with flexible payment options, offer exceptional amenities for independent living and can be readily customized. Assisted living and a comprehensive rehabilitation and skilled nursing center are also available for those with additional needs. For more information and to arrange tours, call 800-642-4663.
About Oakwood’s Senior Care Solutions
Oakwood’s Senior Care Solutions and Oakwood Care Connection offer case management services and in home, non-medical and personal care services to support aging in place. For more information, call 866-776-1869.