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
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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
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