Veteran's Care

Serving Veteran’s Homemaker and PCA

What is the Pension with Aid and Attendance Benefit?

The Pension with Aid & Attendance benefit allows qualifying veterans and surviving spouses the ability to receive up to $25,525 every year to pay for home care.

2017 Pension with Aid & Attendance Benefit Chart

Status

Total Benefit

Annual

Veteran

$1794

$21,528

Surviving Spouse

$1153

$13,836

Couple

$2127

$25,525

Veteran +Veteran

$2846

$34,152

Who might qualify for Pension with Aid & Attendance?

THERE ARE 4 POINTS OF ELIGIBILITY

  1. Service Time

  2. Medical Conditions

  3. Assets

  4. Medical Expense to Income Ratio

4 Points of Eligibility & Requirements

  1. Service - A veteran or surviving spouse of a veteran who served 90 consecutive days of active duty service with one day during a period of war (the veteran did not have to serve in combat or overseas.             Veteran must have been honorably discharged

WWII: à 12/07/1941 - 12/31/1946
Korea:à 06/27/1950 - 01/31/1955
Vietnam:à 02/28/1961 - 08/05/1964
(Must have been in the Republic of Vietnam)
Vietnam:à 08/05/1964 - 05/07/1975
Gulf War:à 08/02/1990 – TBD (must be active duty 2 years)

 

Surviving spouses must have never divorced from the veteran and remained unmarried after the veterans passing.