Debera Fathke says her mother, Fay Fernandez, 81, front, was misled to obtain veterans benefits for an apartment at Standiford Place. The Department of Veteran Affairs now wants her to repay $47,000 because the benefits were intended for assisted living, which Standiford Place doesn’t provide.
Debera Fathke says her mother, Fay Fernandez, 81, front, was misled to obtain veterans benefits for an apartment at Standiford Place. The Department of Veteran Affairs now wants her to repay $47,000 because the benefits were intended for assisted living, which Standiford Place doesn’t provide. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Debera Fathke says her mother, Fay Fernandez, 81, front, was misled to obtain veterans benefits for an apartment at Standiford Place. The Department of Veteran Affairs now wants her to repay $47,000 because the benefits were intended for assisted living, which Standiford Place doesn’t provide. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

Bad advice? VA wants retirement home resident to repay $47,000

March 17, 2015 12:59 PM