Aid & Attendance

Veterans Home Care Program

Aging former US service members can remain at home longer with the help of a special veterans home care program. This program, called Aid and Attendance, provides financial assistance to cover the cost of...

VA Aid & Attendance Benefit Rates for 2024

The Veterans Administration has announced an increase in Aid and Attendance benefit amounts beginning January 2024. The revised rates for single veterans, married veterans, two married veterans, surviving spouses and a veteran with a...

VA Benefits for Elderly Surviving Spouse

A surviving spouse of a U.S. military veteran may be eligible for benefits from the Veterans Administration. VA benefits for an elderly surviving spouse include CHAMPVA, a Survivors Pension and Aid and Attendance. CHAMPVA is...

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...

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