Veterans 'Aid and Attendance' Pension for the Golden Years
The Aid and Attendance (A&A) pension is awarded to a veteran or surviving spouse that requires assistance with their Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) such as dressing, bathing, cooking, eating etc.
HOW LONG HAS THE A&A PENSION BEEN AROUND?
The A&A pension has been around since the end of World War II, more than 60 years.
WHO CAN QUALIFY FOR THE A&A PENSION?
To qualify for the A&A pension a veteran (married or single) or surviving spouse must pass "5 Tests" they are:
-Be age 65 years or older, or if under age 65 must have a total & permanent disability that prevents you from working.
-Service of 1 day during a war time period.
-Must have a medical need for some help. If over age 65 you DO NOT have to be disabled.
-Income qualifications. The VA allows lots of deductions. Most people don't know how to structure their income to receive the maximum benefit.
-Asset Qualifications. Your home & car are "Exempt Assets". Other assets can be structured in the "Exempt Asset" category so you can receive your full benefits.
HOW MUCH MONTHLY CASH AM I ELIGIBLE FOR?
Surviving Spouse - $1,094 per month.........$13,128 per year!
Single Veteran - $1,703 per month.........$20,436 per year!
Married Couple - $2,019 per month.........$24,228per year!
WHAT ARE THE WAR PERIODS THAT QUALIFY ME?
Mexican Border War 1916-1917.
WWII 12/7/1941 - 12/31/1946.
Korean War 6/27/1950 - 1/31/1955.
Vietnam War 2/28/1961 to 5/7/1975 **Note: Veteran had to be physically in Vietnam between 2/28/1961 to August 4, 1964 to qualify. After August 5, 1964 through 5/7/1975 the veteran could have been stationed elsewhere as long as they were active duty during those years.
Gulf War 1990 to present day.
All Benefits are approved and paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs
Find out if you qualify today!