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Veterans’ Widows Benefits for Assisted Living

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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.

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VA Nursing Homes

VA Nursing Homes

VA nursing home care includes several programs and services that can help sick or disabled veterans.

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Board and Care Homes for Veterans

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

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Veterans Skilled Nursing Homes

Aging veterans with complex health issues often require skilled nursing care at home or in a skilled nursing facility.

Skilled nursing care is medical care provided by licensed health care professionals such as registered nurses (RN). The care can be short-term to help an individual recover from an illness or injury, or long-term for chronic medical conditions. Read more

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