Many aging veterans will want to remain at home as long as possible, even when their care needs increase. Aid and Attendance is a special VA benefit that can help veterans and spouses offset the cost of long-term care they need to continue living independently. Benefit amounts range from $1,228 per month for surviving spouses, up to $2,266 per month for a married veteran (or $3,032 if the veteran is married to another veteran). This is a tax-free reimbursement benefit that does not need to be paid back.Read more
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Aid & Attendance is a lifetime, tax-free VA pension for senior veterans and surviving spouses who need the help of another individual to perform daily living activities. It is a reimbursement for care, including home care, board and care, adult day care, assisted living, skilled nursing and, under certain circumstances, independent living.
Even though the VA Aid & Attendance benefit has been available for many years, most veterans and surviving spouses have either never heard of it or know very little about it. Read more