Veterans Assistance Program for Seniors

There are several veterans assistance programs for seniors, including VA (Veterans Affairs) health care, Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC), VA pensions, and VA nursing home care. Health Care Senior veterans who served in...

Do Spouses of Deceased Veterans Get Benefits

The Veterans Administration provides various benefits to former service members, including disability compensation, healthcare, pensions, educational benefits, and insurance. Many people also want to know, “Do spouses of deceased veterans get benefits?” Yes, spouses...

In-Home Care for Veterans

Most senior veterans will want to live at home as long as possible. Eventually many of them will need help with personal care like bathing and dressing. In-home care for veterans can be expensive,...

Applying for Aid and Attendance – Tips and Advice

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is one of the largest agencies in the federal government. Their budget is in the hundreds of billions of dollars, and they employ over 300,000 people to manage...

Activities of Daily Living

Aid and Attendance is a Veteran’s Administration long-term care benefit. It is a reimbursement for care, including home care, residential care, and assisted living. A veteran or spouse applying for the VA Aid and...

VA Aid & Attendance Benefit Rates for 2023

In 2023, VA pension rates will increase by 8.7%, the same Cost of Living Increase recently announced by the Social Security Administration. VA pensions include a Veterans Basic Pension, Survivors Pension and the Aid...

Benefits for Spouses of Deceased Veterans

When a married U.S. military veteran passes away, their spouses don’t always know that they may be eligible for surviving spouse benefits. In fact, there are many different VA benefits for spouses of a...

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...