What is “Aid and Attendance?”

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension provides benefits that reduce the cost of care for veterans and surviving spouses who require a minimum service of another person to assist with their activities of daily living. It can also offer assistance in relation to VA death benefits. This is a veterans pension benefit and is not dependent upon service-related injuries for compensation. With this veteran benefit in hand, your loved ones would be able to better afford care in their home or an independent or assisted living community.


Aid and Attendance Amounts

The Aid and Attendance Pension can provide up to $1,153 per month to a surviving spouse, or $2,127 per month to a couple. A veteran filing for a sick spouse is eligible for up to $1,406 per month. This benefit is paid directly to you, on a monthly basis, tax free for the rest of your life!

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension provides veteran benefits that reduce the cost of care for both veterans and surviving spouses who require a minimum service of another person to assist with their activities of daily living. This is a Veterans Pension benefit and is not dependent upon service-related injuries for compensation. With this benefit in hand, your loved ones would be able to better afford care in their home or in an independent or assisted living community.

VETERAN MONTHLY BENEFIT
Aid & Attendance (no dependents) $1,794
Aid & Attendance (one dependent) $2,127
SURVIVING SPOUSE MONTHLY BENEFIT
Aid & Attendance (no dependents) $1,153
VETERAN MARRIED TO VETERAN MONTHLY BENEFIT
Aid & Attendance (no dependents) $2,846