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The claim associated with low income, few assets and no ongoing, long term care costs can usually be attempted by the veteran household or a member of the family without much help. Little additional advice is needed to submit one of these claims. If a member of the family or a trusted friend wants to submit a claim on behalf of a veteran, there must be a proper VA power of attorney. There is a form available online -- VA 21-22a -- or the veteran can sign a handwritten or typed authorization using the following as authority.

Veterans or family members should seek further advice before attempting to submit a claim that deals with income in excess of MAPR and involves long term care costs. Advice should also be sought for claims that involve assets that may lead to a denial of the benefits...


what is the veterans aid & attendance pension benefit Click Here for the full Article

 
What is the
Veterans Aid & Attendance pension benefit?
 
      Who is eligible for the Veterans Aid & Attendance pension benefit?  
      The special case of Long Term Medical Costs.  
      Using aid & attendance to pay any person for care at home.  
      Using aid & attendance for professional home care.  
      Using aid & attendance for to pay for assisted living.  
      Using aid & attendance for to pay for a nursing home.  
      The application process for aid and attendance Pension.  
      Using an aid & attendance benefits consultant.  
      When the family can submit a claim without help.  
      When the family should use a benefits consultant.  
     
 
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