Seniors: be wary of financial abuse

Financial abuse is the most common form of elder abuse in Canada. Financial abuse can happen at any time, but it will often start after a health crisis or after the death of a spouse, partner or close friend. People who are alone, lonely or in poor health are more vulnerable. They may find...
  • Serving you: Do you have a current will?

    March 20, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    It is important to have a current will to ensure that your property and possessions are distributed the way you want. You can take the worry out of these decisions by letting your family know what you want by having a current will that specifies...
  • Serving You: New pension centre for serving CAF members

    January 1, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Serving You is written by Legion command service officers. To reach a service officer, call toll-free 1-877-534-4666, or consult a command website. Canadian Armed Forces members are now being served by a new pension centre and website with self-service tools. The Government of Canada Pension...
  • Helping homeless veterans

    November 1, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Since 1926, The Royal Canadian Legion has operated a Service Bureau providing a continuum of assistance to veterans and their families through representation, benevolent assistance and advocacy. This service has included assisting homeless or near homeless veterans. The plight of homeless and near homeless veterans...
  • Client confidentiality essential when serving veterans

    September 1, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Serving You is written by Legion command service officers. To reach a service officer, call toll-free 1-877-534-4666, or consult a command website. For years of archives, visit www.legionmagazine.com The Royal Canadian Legion provides free, professional counselling and representation services for still-serving Canadian Armed Forces members,...
  • Serving You: July/August 2016

    July 15, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is no longer initiating optional reviews, for example, calling veterans to periodically review assessments. Application for financial assistance can be made using a simple two-page Legion Benevolent Fund Application to confirm eligibility through a local Legion branch, provincial command or Dominion...
  • Benefits available to Allied veterans

    March 7, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    SERVING YOU is written by Legion command service officers. To reach a service officer, call toll-free 1-877-534-4666, or consult a command website. For years of archives, visit www.legionmagazine.com Allied veterans from the United Kingdom and their families and survivors who are in financial need can approach...
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