Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefits

Learn More About Veteran's Benefits

For Veterans 65 years or older and requiring assistance with costs of care, there is an additional monthly amount that can be added to their VA pension called Aid and Attendance Allowance. 

In essence, these benefits are intended to provide financial aid to assist those requiring assistance with tasks of daily living such as bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, and transferring so that the cost of long-term care can be offset.  

This financial support can cover expenses for Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, or qualifying Independent Living communities, among other care options. For this extra monthly allowance, they must meet 3 qualifiers: health qualifier, financial asset limit, and have served during wartime.

If you or a loved one has served and are looking into a senior living community that offers assisted living, memory care, or independent living, be sure to speak with your Senior Living Financial Specialist today for steps to qualify for the Aid and Attendance Allowance.

How to Qualify

Health Qualifier

This means...

One of the following is true:

1. You need assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, feeding, etc), or
2. You are bedridden, or
3. You are vision imparied

Financial Asset Limit

This means...
The current asset limit for 2024 is $155,356.
Some assets do not count towards the asset ceiling!

Chat with a Financial Specialist to review your financial qualifier!

Wartime Service Dates

This means...
Honorable military service of at least 90 days, one day of which was during a period of war.

Chat with a Financial Specialist to see if your service dates qualify!

Senior Living Financial Specialist is not affiliated with the VA and we are not a veterans services organization.

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