WHAT YOU GET

What is the Aid & Attendance pension?

The Veterans Administration instituted the Aid & Attendance pension to help American veterans in need of in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing to help cover the costs of those services.

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2020 Maximum Monthly Pension Values

$1230

Surviving
Spouse

$1912

Single
Veteran

$2266

Veteran and
Spouse

$3032

Veteran and
Veteran Spouse

$1501

Veteran with
Sick Spouse
WHO QUALIFIES

Most veterans qualify, but few are aware of what they're entitled to receive.

The qualifications for the Aid and Attendance pension apply to the majority of seniors who have served in active duty military service. However, many veterans and their families are unaware of the pension or what’s required.

Veterans who qualify are:

  1. Are over 65 or disabled
  2. Had at least 90 days of active duty with at least one day in wartime
  3. Received an honorable or general discharge
  4. Have a medical diagnosis that inhibits them from completing daily activities
  5. Had military involvement in any of the following:
    • WWII (Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946)
    • Korea (Jun. 27, 1950 - Jan. 31, 1955)
    • Vietnam (Aug. 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975)
    • Persian Gulf (Aug. 2 ,1990 – Date to be determined)

Spouses of veterans who qualify are:

  1. Are over 65 or disabled
  2. Married to a qualifying veteran
  3. Are the surviving spouse of a qualifying veteran
HOW IT WORKS

Collecting
Tax-Free Income

Qualifying war veterans, or their surviving spouses, receive their designated amount each month to alleviate the financial stress that in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing can cause for them and their families.

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