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The United States Veteran’s Administration has a long list of benefit programs for service members and their spouses, especially those that served their country during wartime. Within a benefit called “Aid and Attendance” is a opportunity for qualifying veterans to get up to $2,790 per month tax-free to help cover expenses related to their medical needs.

How to Qualify

• Must be age 65 or older

• Must need assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

• Must have medical expenses relating to the need for assistance

• Must have served in the US Military for a minimum of 90 days with at least one day during a qualifying period of war. Or, must have been married to a war era veteran that meets this criteria.

Qualifying Periods of War

World War II: 12/7/41 – 12/31/46

Korea: 6/27/50 – 1/31/55

Vietnam (in country): 2/28/61 – 8/4/64

Vietnam: 8/5/64 – 5/7/75

For more information about VA benefits for veterans and their spouses, contact Allways Home Care at 866-360-2618.

 

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The United States Veteran’s Administration has a long list of benefit programs for service members and their spouses, especially those that served their country during wartime. Within a benefit called “Aid and Attendance” is a opportunity for qualifying veterans to get up to $2,790 per month tax-free to help...