The Aid & Attendance Benefit | American Veterans Aid

Aid & Attendance

The Aid & Attendance Benefit

The Department of Veteran Affairs offers a special benefit to war era veterans and their surviving spouses called Aid and Attendance.

This is a tax-free benefit designed to provide financial assistance to help cover the cost of long term care in the home, in an assisted living facility or in a nursing home.

This Benefit is for those veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person or caregiver in at least two of the daily activities of living such as bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, and transferring.

Benefit Table
Status Monthly Benefit
Surviving Spouse $1,318 Monthly / $15,816 Annually
Single Veteran $2,050 Monthly / $24,610 Annually
Married Veteran $2,431 Monthly / $29,175 Annually
Two Vets Married $3,261 Monthly / $39,036 Annually
Tax Free

Get pre-qualified for the Aid & Attendance Benefit

    Is the veteran 65 or older? If you are a surviving spouse, answer "Yes" to this question as there is no age requirement.

    Did the veteran serve during a period of war?

    Is the veteran or spouse currently receiving a VA benefit for a service connected injury or illness that is more than $2,000 per month?

    Is the veteran or spouse, now or in the very near future, in need of assistance with one or more of the daily activities of living such as bathing, dressing, eating, transferring/mobility, and toileting?

    Or call (877) 427-8065 now to see if you qualify!
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