Were you or a loved one married to a U.S. veteran? The spouse of a deceased veteran can get financial assistance and other types of help from the VA. Veterans benefits for spouses include: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
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.Read more
If you are the surviving spouse of a Vietnam veteran and need help with daily living activities like bathing and dressing, you may be eligible for a special Veterans Administration (VA) benefit called Aid and Attendance. The benefit pays up to $1,209 per month ($14,507 per year), tax free, for home or facility care.
World War II was fought in Europe and the Pacific between the Axis powers (Germany, Italy and Japan) and the Allies (the United States, Great Britain and France). The war began in 1939 and ended in 1945. Over 12 million military personnel served during the war. The average duration of service was 33 months.