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Aid and Attendance for Veterans

Aid and Attendance for Veterans

U.S. military veterans who need assistance with daily living activities like bathing, dressing and mobility, may qualify for a special long-term care benefit called Aid and Attendance. This tax-free VA benefit can help veterans and spouses pay for home care, board and care, assisted living and skilled nursing. Aid and Attendance for veterans is a reimbursement for care that does not need to be paid back.

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VA Benefits for Surviving Spouses

VA Benefits For Surviving Spouses

If you are the spouse of a deceased veteran, you may be eligible for several Veterans Administration benefits, including health care, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), Survivor’s Pension, Aid and Attendance long-term care benefit, home loans and burial.

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2020 Aid and Attendance Pension Rates & Eligibility Requirements

2020 Aid & Attendance Benefit Amounts

Each year the Veterans Administration makes an adjustment to VA benefit pay rates based on the Social Security Administration’s annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).

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Backlogged VA Claims & Appeals

VA Backlog

Backlogged claims and appeals have been a long-standing problem for the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), the branch of the VA that provides financial and other forms of assistance to veterans, their spouses and dependents.

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VA Pensions: Are You or a Loved One Eligible?

VA Pension: Are You Eligible?

The Veteran’s Administration provides many different types of benefits to U.S. veterans and their spouses. Some of the more commonly known benefits include health care and disability compensation. If you are a veteran over the age of 65, or the spouse of a veteran, you may also qualify for tax-free pensions to supplement your income or help pay for long-term care.

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