Nursing Care

Assisted Living Costs for Veterans & Surviving Spouses

Have you recently looked into assisted living costs for an elderly person? If yes, you may have had sticker shock.  Depending on the state, the average cost of assisted living facilities in the U.S....

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

The VA has several veterans benefits for seniors, including health care, disability compensation, pensions, and special monthly compensation. To receive VA health care, the veteran must be enrolled in the VA health care system. Types...

Aid and Attendance Qualifications

Aid and Attendance is a VA benefit for veterans and spouses who need home or facility care. To receive the pension benefit, you must meet various Aid and Attendance qualifications regarding military service, marital...

VA Benefit for Surviving Spouses that Many Are Missing Out On

I’m astounded to encounter so many families who are unaware of a VA benefit for a mother or relative who is a surviving spouse of a wartime veteran.  It’s called the “Aid & Attendance...

VA Benefits for Spouses of Deceased Veterans

The Veterans Administration is a federal government agency that provides benefits to both U.S. military veterans and their spouses. Veterans benefits include healthcare, disability compensation and pensions. There are also VA benefits for spouses...

VA Nursing Home Benefits for Spouses

If you were married to a U.S. military veteran, you may be eligible for VA nursing home benefits for spouses. The benefit, called Aid and Attendance pension is a lifetime financial benefit that pays...

VA Aid & Attendance Benefit Rates for 2022

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Aid and Attendance benefit helps veterans and spouses cover the costs of long-term care, including home care, board and care, adult day care, assisted living and skilled nursing...

VA Benefits for Long Term Care

One of the most important VA benefits for long-term care is Aid and Attendance. Aid and Attendance helps cover the cost of many different types of long-term care, including home care, adult day care,...

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