Military Benefits for Home Care: Veteran's Aid & Attendance Benefit
***2021 VA pension rates for Veterans might vary***
The 2021 maximum monthly benefits for those qualifying for the Aid & Attendance level of pension is: surviving spouse of a veteran $1,244; veteran with no spouse or dependent children $1936; married couple where the veteran requires care $2,296.
Must have served at least 90 days of active duty with at least one day during a period of war.
Must have anything other than a Dishonorable discharge.
A surviving spouse must have been married to the veteran at the time of his passing, and not remarried unless to a wartime veteran.
Must require the assistance of another person to perform some of the daily activities of living.
Must meet income and countable asset criteria established by the VA.
Must be 65 years and older or totally disabled.
Eligible Periods of War
World War II: December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946, inclusive. If the veteran was in service on December 31, 1946, continuous service before July 26, 1947, is considered World War II service.
Korean conflict: June 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955, inclusive.
Vietnam era: The period beginning on February 28, 1961, and ending on May 7, 1975, inclusive, in the case of a veteran who served in the Republic of Vietnam during that period. The period beginning on August 5, 1964, and ending on May 7, 1975, inclusive, in all other cases. (Note: From February 28, 1961 to Aug 4, 1964, vet must have boots on the ground.)
Persian Gulf War: August 2, 1990, through date to be prescribed by Presidential proclamation or law.
Call Comforcare for information and to see if you qualify: 305 860-8200
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