If you’re a U.S. armed forces Veteran, you’ve probably taken advantage of many of the benefits available from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). However, many Veterans are unaware of a significant benefit that can help pay the costs of senior living expenses for veterans and their spouses.
You never know when an illness or disability may require you to need long-term care. The VA Aid and Attendance benefit can help you pay for senior living expenses.
Here’s everything you need to know about how the VA Aid and Attendance Benefit can help you pay for senior living!
The VA Aid and Attendance benefit provides a monthly payment to existing VA pension payments for eligible Veterans and surviving spouses.
This additional payment can help cover the expense of assisted living, memory care, a nursing home, or in-home care services for a Veteran or surviving spouse.
To qualify for the 2022 VA Aid and Attendance benefit, a Veteran must meet these requirements:
Below is a further breakdown of additional requirements:
Wartime Periods Recognized by the VA:
The Veteran’s net worth from December 1, 2021, to November 30, 2022, can’t exceed $138,489. Your net worth includes:
You can apply by downloading and completing VA Form 21-2680. You can mail the completed form to the pension management center (PMC) for your state or by taking your completed form to your nearest VA regional office.
Notre Dame Health Care (NDHC) offers a range of post-acute programs and services to the community, including an Assisted Living Residence; Adult & Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care; Post-Acute Recuperation; Short-Term Rehabilitation; Skilled Nursing and traditional Long Term Care; Specialized Memory Care; and an educational resource center which serves our employees and community. We embrace the individuality, spirituality, and wholeness of each member of our community, including our residents, patients, families, volunteers, and staff. Notre Dame Health Care is proudly non-profit and honored to carry on the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur to care for the sick and vulnerable and to educate for life through our NDHC Educational Bridge Center.
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