War era veterans who did not receive a dishonorable discharge may be eligible for a VA pension if they meet additional age, income, and asset requirements.Read more
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Veterans’ widows may be eligible for VA benefits that can help pay for assisted living. The benefit is called Aid and Attendance. It is a reimbursement for long-term care. The maximum benefit amount for a qualified veteran’s widow is $1,228 per month, tax-free.Read more
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.Read more
Board and care homes (also known as residential care homes, adult family homes and personal care homes) are a type of care facility that can provide senior veterans with services similar to an assisted living facility, but in a smaller, home-like environment.
Most board and care homes are converted single-family houses located in residential neighborhoods. In addition to room and board, residents have 24-hour a day supervision and assistance with personal care. Some facilities specialize in services for individuals with cognitive impairments or developmental disabilities. Read more