If you or a loved one served our country, you may be able to obtain certain benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Many wartime veterans — and spouses or surviving spouses of veterans — are unaware of the “Aid and Attendance” (A&A) Benefit that can is paid out through the Veterans Administration (the VA). The A&A benefit can provide much-needed assistance when a veteran or a veteran’s spouse needs nursing home, assisted living or in-home care.
In order to qualify for the A&A benefit, the veteran must have served during a qualified war period.
Veterans, spouses of veterans or surviving spouses can be eligible for Aid and Attendance benefits if they meet the following disability requirements: