Benefits for Veteran's Home Care
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.