Veterans Assistance

Serving those who have served.

Veterans Assistance

The Veterans Administration has a program that can help provide financial assistance for senior care for a veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran. The program is known as the Aid & Attendance Benefit. It is part of a veteran’s pension.

What is the maximum possible pension?

As of January 1st 2014, the maximum possible pension amounts are as follows:

  • $1,758 for single vet
  • $2,085 for married vet
  • $1,130 for widowed spouse
  • $1,380 for vet with spouse needing care

Pre-qualification information:

Military Service

  • Honorable discharge
  • 90 days active service
  • One day of military service during a wartime period


  • World War I (April 6th, 1917 – November 11th, 1918)
  • World War II (December 7th, 1941 – December 31st, 1946)
  • Korean Conflict (June 27th 1950 – January 31st, 1955)
  • Vietnam Era (February 28th, 1961 – May 7th 1975)
    • For veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam during that period, otherwise August 5th, 1964 – May 7th, 1975
  • Gulf War (August 2nd, 1990 – through a future date to be set by law, or Presidental Proclaimation)

Medical Necessity

Medical condition(s) that prevents veterans or surviving spouse from earning a living, and that requires them to need assistance with at least two activities of daily living. (Bathing, dressing, grooming, etc.)

Monthly Income

Monthly medical expenses exceed monthly income.

Net Worth & Liquid Assets

Your liquid assets will be taken into consideration.

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