General Resources

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Aging and Senior Care Resources

Many aging adults are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help them maintain their independence and quality of life.  Listed below are links to free resources:


Guide on Military Veteran Benefit Options

 

The Recovery Village

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/veterans

 

Veterans 211. Org. Services

http://www.211.org/

 

My Next Move for Veterans (Career Resources):

https://www.mynextmove.org/vets

 

How to Use a Relocation Calculator:

https://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-use-relocation-calculator.htm

 

Moving Services That Offer Military Discounts:

https://www.moving.com/tips/these-moving-services-offer-fantastic-military-discounts

 

VA Home Loan Calculator :

https://www.mortgagecalculator.org/calcs/va-loans.php

 

VA Mortgage Loan Document Checklist:

https://www.militaryvaloan.com/checklist.htm

 

What Documents Do I Need to Sell My House?

https://www.redfin.com/resources/documents-to-sell-a-house

 

Family Services and Resources Near You:

http://veteranscominghome.org/family-resources

 

54 Military Scholarships, Grants and Tips for Veterans and Their Families:

https://wikibuy.com/blog/veteran-scholarships-e352af879813

 

Military Buddy Finder:

https://www.vetfriends.com

 

Community Events and Other Ways to Gather Veterans’ Narratives:

https://www.loc.gov/vets/Communityevents.html

 

Military Discounts Offered by Stores, Services and Online Sites:

https://militarybenefits.info/military-discounts

 

Military Discounts through Verizon:

https://www.verizonwireless.com/discounts/military

 

Retirement and Financial Security:
https://www.birchgold.com/retirement-and-financial-security-for-veterans

 


 

Mental Health Resources :

 

Veterans Families United:

https://veteransfamiliesunited.org/mental-health-resources

 

The Veteran’s Guide to:

Creating a Peaceful At-Home Atmosphere After Returning Home:

https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/veterans-guide-to-creating-a-peaceful-home

 


Employment

The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE)

What Can You Do Campaign

 


Home Safety

Free Smoke Detectors

The American Red Cross has a nationwide program to install free smoke detectors for people with low income, people with disabilities, and the elderly population.  Individuals who meet these criteria may sign up for free smoke detectors and installation!  The Red Cross can also order bed shakers for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
For the Big Island please sign up with your local Fire Department:
East Side: (808) 932-2911
West Side: (808) 323-4760
For all other islands contact your local Red Cross.

Asbestos Program

State of Hawaii, Department of Health:

Indoor and Radiological Health Branch


Lifeline Program:

https://www.entouchwireless.com/lifeline/state-specific-information

 


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