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Little Known Veteran’s Benefit to Help Pay for In- Home Care

There is a little known program that veterans, spouses, and widows can utilize in bridging the financial gap for home care. The Veteran’s Benefit is called VA Aid & Attendance. This Veteran’s program is ...

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There is a little known program that veterans, spouses, and widows can utilize in bridging the financial gap for home care.

The Veteran’s Benefit is called VA Aid & Attendance.

This Veteran’s program is designed to help veterans and/or their spouses receive the financial help needed to receive long-term care in a home setting. Benefits may also be available for house-bound individuals that require daily assistance to maintain their health, dignity, and safety.

It’s a monthly extension of your pension benefits. It’s for people who need help with daily living tasks.

Sometimes seniors need help with things like:

  • Companionship & Conversations

  • Errands & Transportation

  • Bathing & Dressing Assistance

  • Laundry & Linen Changing

  • Personal Hygiene Assistance

  • Grocery Shopping

  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

  • Arrange & Escort to Appointments

  • Walking Assistance

  • Monitor Diet & Exercise

  • Meal Preparation & Cleanup

  • Letter Writing & Texting

  • Light Housekeeping

  • Supervise Household / Maintenance

  • Pick Up Prescriptions

  • Care of House Plants & Animals

It’s one of the least known programs out there. The VA bullshit guy says that only 10% of the potential people who quality actually use the program.

What a shame.

Did you know that roughly 30% of seniors over 65 qualify for this benefit?

And it doesn’t only have to be the physical veterans who served in the war, but their immediate family – i.e. significant other.

Mostly men, but women qualify as well.

Widows. Spouses.

Most people didn’t know that.

Home care can cause financial strain on patients. Even $500 on top of typical living expenses can really add up.

Here are the Potential Monthly Benefits:

CategoryMonthlyAnnuallyVeteran & Spouse$2,127$25,524Veteran Only$1,794$21,528Surviving Spouse$1,153$13,836

What are the Eligibility Requirements to be a Qualifying Veteran?

  • Veteran must have served at least 90 days of active duty

  • Veteran must have served at least 1 day during a time of war

What are the Active War Times?

  • World War II: 12-07-1941 to 12-31-1946

  • Korean War: 06-27-1950 to 01-31-1955

  • Vietnam: 02-28-1961 to 08-05-1964 [serving in country]

  • Vietnam: 08-06-1964 to 05-17-1975

How do you fully qualify?

You need to deal with a VA Accredited Agent. They are people who are not allowed to take your money or not allowed to charge you for this.

The entire qualification process is relative straightforward—it takes about 20 minutes total. The VA Agent will go over the basics, but needs to meet 4 main criteria:

  • ADL

  • Income

  • Veteran

  • Paying for Home Care

Allied Professionals has a great VA agent. Believe us, we’ve dealt with several and have really chosen whichever one was best for us.

Their services are fully free and don’t cost you a dime.

Were you a veteran? Do you think you could benefit from additional help?

Keep in mind I might have missed a few details. Since that’s the case, please reach out to us at the number below so we can fully make sure that you fully qualified.

Call us so we can start the process—630 448 8976

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