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WWII veteran waiting for VA to cover his nursing home costs

He spent his life serving this country in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. His family never thought to save for his future medical expenses because they all believed the Army would take care of him. However, now that the veteran is 88, his savings is quickly being devoured by the cost of his nursing home.

His wife filed a claim in January to the Veterans Administration asking that it help pay for his nursing home care. As of mid-August (nearly $21,000 later), his wife had not heard back. His wife believes that the VA is waiting for the veteran to die so that they will not have to pay.

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