Veterans Affairs Offers Aid & Attendance Benefit

 

Making the decision to move in to Assisted Living is never an easy one.  We understand that cost might

be a determining factor.  Yes, Assisted Living is a private pay expense, and health insurance does not

cover this level of care.

 

Are you aware that there are options to consider?:

 

Did you know that the VA Aid and Attendance program benefits may be available to you for certain types of senior living, including assisted living?

 

Veterans Affairs has established a Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits program to assist eligible veterans and dependents who are entitled to VA pension or VA compensation. The VA Aid and Attendance benefit provides funding for qualified individuals who need Assisted Living care, inclusive of Memory Care.

 

In order to qualify for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit:

1. You must be a veteran who served at least 90 days in active duty with at least one day served during wartime; and was honorably discharged.

2. You must be a surviving spouse of a veteran currently receiving nursing care or aid and attendance services.

 

Some income restrictions apply.

 

To learn more about the Aid and Attendance Benefit and see if you qualify, please contact your local Veterans Affairs office.

 

For Clinton County - 518.565.4720