Nicklas to Speak about Veterans Benefits
Betina Nicklas, director of Veterans Affairs for Clearfield County, Sharon Hamilton, Coalport Center for Active Living (CAL) Center Manager, and Ginger Swanson, Kylertown Center for Active Living Center Manager, invite the public to a Veterans Benefit program.
Nicklas will speak about various benefits available to veterans and their spouses.
The program will be held at 12:30 p.m. March 13 at Coalport CAL and the same program will be held at 11 a.m. March 15 at Kylertown CAL.
Topics to be discussed include Aid-and-Attendance (cost-of-care), claims processes, health care and widow’s death pension. Veterans Affairs (VA) office additionally provides Information and Referral for veterans and their families.
There are no reservations needed for the program. However, those interested in having lunch at either center (lunch is served at 12 p.m.) are asked to call the day before to make a meal reservation. Any Clearfield County individual 60 years of age or older may contribute to the cost of the meal on a donation basis. The cost to those under age 60 is $3.50.
The Coalport center may be reached at 814-672-3574. It is located in the Glendale Medical Center Complex, 850 Rear Main St., Coalport.
The Kylertown CAL may be reached at 814-345-6338 and is located at 70 Senior Dr., Kylertown. Information on this and other programs, meals and activities is available by calling the centers or 1-800-225-8571 or visiting the CCAAA Web site at www.ccaaa.net.
Programs and services of the agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., Mature Resources Foundation and local and consumer contributions.