AID & ATTENDANCE
PENSION ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The Aid & Attendance pension is a non-service connected benefit which means that you did not have to be injured in the line of duty or even participated in combat to qualify.
If you are a US war veteran or the surviving spouse of a US war veteran, you could potentially qualify for the Aid & Attendance benefit.
Veteran must have served a minimum of 1 day during an active war as defined by Congress. (see chart below)
Veteran must have had no less then 90 days of active military service. Surviving spouses must have been married to the veteran when they passed.
You must have a doctor's order stating that you need the assistance of another person to live safely in your home.
You must have less then 80K in checking and savings or even less if you are applying as a single (not including home or vehicles)
You must have received an honorable discharge or general discharge.
Service Dates of Eligibility
WORLD WAR II 12/07/1941 - 12/31/1946
KOREA 06/27/1950 - 01/31/1955
VIETNAM 08/05/1964 - 05/07/1975
GULF WAR 08/02/1990 - Present
VETERAN'S ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Veteran's Assistance Program is a division of Trusted Home Care that specializes in helping US war veterans obtain pension benefits through the VA's Aid & Attendance pension program. Our team of highly trained staff will work closely with you throughout the entire application process to help ensure the VA makes a decision on your claim as quickly as possible.
To find out if you qualify for the Aid & Attendance pension, please click on the button above or pick up the phone and give us a call today. (573) 632-1924