Are There Any Veterans Benefits That Help Pay For An Assisted Living Facility?

The correct answer to this question is a qualified, “Yes”. There is a Veterans Administration benefit that may be available to a veteran or their spouse under certain conditions. This benefit may provide financial assistance up to a maximum of $1,949 per month. It is called the Aid and Attendance” (A & A) entitlement and it is an additional benefit available to those who are eligible for the “Non-Service Connected Disability Pension Benefit” or the “Improved Death Pension Benefit with Aid and Attendance.” Aid and Attendance is the most commonly used term when referring to these benefits. A & A benefits are available to wartime Veterans and their surviving spouses.  It is a part of the Veterans Administration’s Disability and Death Pension program. Be sure that you understand the meaning of the terms, “Pension” and “Aid and Attendance”, as the VA uses them and also the eligibility requirements for each. In this case, the term “Pension” means a VA benefit paid to...
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