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.

Qualifications are:

  • 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

Call us today  573-632-1924

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