Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit for Senior Care
This is an important benefit and is often overlooked by many veterans and their
spouses. The VA does not normally contact veterans to inform them of a benefit. Sadly, very few
people are aware that this benefit exists. At Lincoln Home
Care we work diligently to provide our families and community the information
needed to obtain this widely under-used benefit.
What is it?
special “pension benefit” which pays for a private Caregiver to assist in the daily activities
of living, including eating, bathing, dressing and mobility. Includes care in the home and in
assisted living communities. Sometimes it includes care in a nursing home if the elderly patient
is blind or has mental or physical incapacity.
who served in the following wars (includes spouse/surviving spouse). Veteran must have served 90
consecutive days, with at least 1 of those days during “wartime”, even if they were not in a combat
World War I
World War II
Less than $80,000
in assets (excluding home and vehicles)
How much care does Aid & Attendance pay
Up to $1,720 per month for a Veteran
Up to $1,094 per month for a Spouse
Up to $2,020 per month for a Couple
Home Care is a strong advocate for seniors and elderly patients that have
served in the military. We can assist our clients in applying for home care benefits from the