Linda is responsible for preparing, submitting and following up on VA Pension with Aid and Attendance applications. She works with clients and their families to obtain the necessary documentation and acts as liaison with the VA, handling all communication for the family. She also coordinates with nursing homes, other care facilities and companies, and physicians to obtain documents required by the VA.
Linda has an M.S.in Communication Arts from Western Connecticut State University, and a B.S. in Music Education from the University of Bridgeport. She is a retired teacher, having taught music, math and computer science over the course of 29 years. She also served as Music Director, organist, and cantor at The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, CT for 27 years. Her husband Gary, another retired teacher, had his own piano tuning and repair business for over 30 years, and served as Music Director at several area churches. He is currently the Music Director at Christ Episcopal Church in Bethlehem, CT. They have two children: a son Matthew who teaches AP Calculus, other AP and college prep math classes, and AP Computer Science at Torrington High school; and a daughter, Jessie, who is CEO of her own software development firm, Platy IT. Linda and Gary also have three grandchildren.
Linda has been the volunteer Webmaster for the Town of Bethlehem, CT since 2005. In her free time she enjoys music, reading, researching her ancestry, and visits with her family.