Surviving Spouses

VA Pension Benefits for Surviving Spouse

VA pensions are monthly monetary benefits paid to U.S. military veterans who served during wartime. There are also VA pension benefits for surviving spouses. What is a surviving spouse A surviving spouse is someone who was...

Home Care Benefits for Veterans & Surviving Spouses

Elderly war era veterans, and their surviving spouses, could be eligible for a VA tax-free financial benefit to help offset the cost of care.  Some people have the idea that this benefit is only...

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....

Veteran Surviving Spouse Benefits for Assisted Living

If you are the widow of a deceased veteran, you may be eligible for veteran surviving spouse benefits for assisted living. The benefit is called Aid and Attendance. It is a reimbursement for care...

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 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 Benefits for Spouses of Deceased Veterans

If you are the spouse of a deceased veteran, you may be entitled to compensation.  VA benefits for spouses of deceased veterans include Disability Indemnity Compensation (DIC), Survivors Pension and Aid and Attendance. Disability Indemnity...

Veteran’s Widows Benefits for Assisted Living

Veteran’s widows, also referred to as surviving spouses, may be eligible for a VA benefit called Aid and Attendance.  It provides up to $1,244 in monthly compensation to help cover the cost of facility...

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