Aid & Attendance Benefits

Veteran's pension that eligible veteran's and their single surviving spouse can qualify for if they have a regular need for the aid and attendance of a caregiver or they are considered housebound.

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  • A tax-free monetary benefit from the VA can help low-income veterans who require the aid and attendance of another person pay for care services in their own homes and in residential settings like assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

  • Beginning 10/18/2018, the VA will use new guidelines, such as net worth limits, spend-down restrictions and a lookback period, to determine eligibility for benefits like the basic veterans pension, aid & attendance pension and survivors pension.

  • Home care services are part of the VA’s standard healthcare benefits package. Learn how veterans and their caregivers can obtain the homemaker and home health aide services they are entitled to.

  • Veterans and their spouses with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia may be eligible to receive certain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.


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