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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  • Veterans Benefits for Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

    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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  • VA Aid & Attendance Pension Helps Veterans Cover the Costs of Long-Term Care

    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.

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  • Veterans Can Receive VA-Covered In-Home Care

    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.

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  • Needs-Based VA Benefits Get New Eligibility Rules

    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.

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