Saturday, May 17, 2014
Veterans 65 and over: Are you receiving the Veterans Non-Service Connected Disability Pension? If not, you may be missing out on the Aid & Attendance benefit.
This is a little known and under-utilized VA benefit for veterans who served in wartime, and surviving spouses, 65 and over. The assistance can supplement one's income, especially if living in an assisted living facility, nursing home, or receiving home health care. These facilities and services can impose a tremendous financial burden on the veterans and families. The benefit can help avoid placing a tremendous financial burden on the veteran's family.