Veterans living abroad are entitled to certain VA benefits, such as Medical, Educational, Life Insurance, Home Loan Guarantee, and even rehabilitation and employment benefits. Monthly tax benefits are provided depending on the disability rating. Issues concerning assisted living arrangements are dealt with by the Social Works Department. A website providing information regarding benefits for surviving spouses, dependent children, and parents has been created by the Veterans Benefits Administration. If you are an eBenefits Premium account holder, you can check the status of your claim online. You can also call the toll free number and check the status of your claim by following the recorded instructions.