Department of Veteran's Affairs
Of the 25 million veterans currently alive, nearly three of every four served during a war or an official period of hostility. About a quarter of the nation's population -- approximately 70 million people -- are potentially eligible for VA benefits and services because they are veterans, family members or survivors of veterans.
For surviving spouses and dependents of veterans, to provide benefits information and assistance to eligible survivors and dependents of veterans who honorably fought and served in our Nation's wars and armed forces.
Social Security Benefits
The Social Security Administration's Web site provides information about Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits, and Supplemental Security Income.