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||$1,318 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|