Improved Pension Aid and Attendant Care
The Department of Veteran Affairs offers veterans or the surviving spouse of a veteran who qualify a monthly benefit to assist in the payment of long-term care, including care in the home and in assisted living facilities.
The Improved Pension Aid & Attendance applies to veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular assistance with their in activities of daily living (i.e., bathing, dressing, meal preparation, medication monitoring).
A War veteran or the surviving spouse of a war time veteran may be eligible for this benefit provided the meet the wartime service requirement, as well as asset and income qualifications.
Since this benefit has strict qualification requirements, it is recommended that you seek professional advice before applying for this benefit.