Families struggling with or facing Alzheimer’s can benefit greatly for an enhanced Aid and Attendance Pension. To qualify the veteran or spouse of a veteran may qualify for substantial benefits. A veteran requiring a protective environment such as a nursing home may qualify as follows:
Maximum Potential Monthly Benefit (2015 numbers)
Single Veteran: $1788.00
Couple (Veteran in Protected Environment) $2,120.00
Couple (Spouse in Protected Environment) $1,404.00
Active Service 90 days (not counting boot camp)
After 9/7/1980, 24 months
Honorable, general or medical discharge (DD 214)
1 day of service during WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf Wars
There are income and asset limitations.
There is no requirement that the veteran suffer from a service related disability or injury.
This Workshop will explore the benefits, eligibility, planning and application process.