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.
|Surviving Spouse||$1,209 Monthly / $14,507 Annually|
|Single Veteran||$1,881 Monthly / $22,577 Annually|
|Married Veteran||$2,230 Monthly / $26,766 Annually|
|Two Vets Married||$2,984 Monthly / $35,813 Annually|