About Us

Our head nurse, Karen B. McIntyre, is President and co-founder of Veterans Information Services, Inc. (VIS), co- founder and Managing Partner of Veterans Advocates Group of America (VAGA). She is accredited by the VA Office of General Council.  She obtained her Associate Degree in Nursing in 1980 and her Bachelor of Science in Communication from Kennesaw State University in 1995.  Her nursing experience includes both hospital and home health settings.  It was through her many years as a home health nurse that she came to realize the frustration families experience when faced with having to find, and pay for, the best care for their loved ones.

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Karen McIntyre, R.N.

Over the past few years she has traveled the country educating assisted living facilities, families, and professionals about VA benefits and has personally helped hundreds of families understand the complicated VA process.  Her expertise regarding the VA pension process has been recognized by many state American Legion and Veteran's Service offices throughout the country.  She has presented programs on veterans benefits to numerous groups including the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

 

She currently manages a Q/A e-mail service with over 300 professional members, answering their VA related questions daily, and conducts comprehensive training programs for attorneys and other professionals throughout the country.  She also publishes an e-mail newsletter Veterans Family Matters VAGA News.