Healing After The Loss Of A Loved One
Whether it’s the loss of a battle buddy or the passing of a family member, dealing with a death can be difficult. For some Veterans, grief can interfere with everyday life. There are ways to overcome challenges related to the loss of a friend or family member. Hear from Veterans who reached out for support and discovered ways to heal.
Check The “VA On Bereavement” Page For Complete Descriptions And Understand, With Answers To Questions Like:
What Should I Know About Experiencing The Death Of Family Or Friends?
What Should I Keep An Eye Out For After The Loss Of A Friend Or Family Member?
What Can I Do After Losing A Friend Or Family Member?
When The End Comes, These Are Some Of The Things You Have To Take Care Of For Your Loved One.
|AFFILIATION||WEB LOCATION||What to Do|
|eBenefiits (if receiving a disability claim)||https://www.ebenefits.va.gov||1-800-827-1000, When asked state, “Reporting the death of a veteran.”|
|Medicaire||https://www.medicare.gov||Make sure you have the person’s Social Security Number.
Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778).
|My Pay (if retired military)||https://mypay.dfas.mil/mypay.aspx||http;//www,dfas.mil/retired military/survivors/Retiree-death.html|
|Soc Sec||http://www.socialsecurity.gov||Make sure you have the person’s Social Security Number. Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213, OR at the site http://www.socialsecurity.gov click MENU then Survivors for the information when one of us dies.|