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"Aid and attendance" is a commonly used term for a little-known veterans' disability income. The official title of this benefit is "Pension." The reason for using "aid and attendance" to refer to Pension is that many veterans or their single surviving spouses can become eligible if they have a regular need for the aid and attendance of a caregiver or if they are housebound. Evidence of this need for care must be certified by VA as a "rating." With a rating, certain veterans or their surviving spouses can now qualify for Pension. Pension is also available to low income veteran households without a rating, but it is a lesser dollar amount.

The Department of Veterans Affairs offers two disability income benefits for veterans who served on active duty.

The first of these benefits -- Pension -- is the subject of this website and is discussed briefly in a section above. The purpose of this benefit is to provide supplemental income to disabled or older veterans who have a low income. Pension is for war veterans who have disabilities that are not connected to their active-duty service...


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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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Please fill out the form below, and if you choose, I will send the Free booklet "Long Term Care Benefits for Veterans."

This booklet describes the long term care benefits available to veterans or their surviving spouses while paying particular attention to the Pension or as it's more commonly called "aid and attendance benefit."

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