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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.


Eligibility Requirements

  • 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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