Aid & Attendance

VA Aid and Attendance and Medicaid

There may come a time when a senior veteran needs daily help with personal care, either at home or in an assisted living facility. VA Aid and Attendance and Medicaid are two ways of...

In-Home Care for Veterans

Most senior veterans will want to live at home as long as possible. Eventually many of them will need help with personal care like bathing and dressing. In-home care for veterans can be expensive,...

Applying for Aid and Attendance – Tips and Advice

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is one of the largest agencies in the federal government. Their budget is in the hundreds of billions of dollars, and they employ over 300,000 people to manage...

Activities of Daily Living

Aid and Attendance is a Veteran’s Administration long-term care benefit. It is a reimbursement for care, including home care, residential care, and assisted living. A veteran or spouse applying for the VA Aid and...

VA Aid & Attendance Benefit Rates for 2023

In 2023, VA pension rates will increase by 8.7%, the same Cost of Living Increase recently announced by the Social Security Administration. VA pensions include a Veterans Basic Pension, Survivors Pension and the Aid...

Benefits for Spouses of Deceased Veterans

When a married U.S. military veteran passes away, their spouses don’t always know that they may be eligible for surviving spouse benefits. In fact, there are many different VA benefits for spouses of a...

Veterans Assistance Programs 

A U.S. veteran is a person who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard) and was discharged or released from their military service under...

Home Care Benefits for Veterans & Surviving Spouses

Elderly war era veterans, and their surviving spouses, could be eligible for a VA tax-free financial benefit to help offset the cost of care.  Some people have the idea that this benefit is only...

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