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What VA benefits are there for my aging mother- my father was a Korean War Veteran? My mother is 87 yrs and I have moved her in with me to care for her full time. I had to quit my job to care for her and need to know what financial aid there is to help me care for her and to help with all the bills now that I have no income.

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Yes, contact your local VA office and they will give you the site on the internet to fill out the applications. Don't let this go, your mom deserves it. kl
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VA Aid & Attendance does pay a "pension" to widows of honorable d/c veterans who served at least 1 day of active duty (in most "wars"). However you receiving the check to cover your hours In caregiving, hm, you'll have to find out from VA if they pay for family providing in-home care. (I would love to find out that they do, as my mom is about 2-3 yrs from being in similar situation). My understanding is they pay for facility care or non-family CG's to come to the veteran's home.....but I might not know everything. Hopefully someone here will be more experienced with this finer point.
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My father was a WW11 vet. Mother divorced him before he went to war and remarried him after the war was over. She gets about $1200 per month from his pension. She was NOT married to him during the time he was in the army. She was married to him when he died.
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Oops. Don't know what happened to the last word there which should have said "fine".
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Yes. BTW I don't think they have to have been married DURING the war. You should check for some official information, but I believe: married even after discharge is
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Yes, your mother should be eligible for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit just as long as she was married to him at the time he was in the Korean War and they were still married when he died.
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