Veterans and their spouses may be entitled to receive benefits to help offset the cost of Assisted Living.
Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Program is a Federal benefit for wartime Veterans and their spouses. Veterans with an honorable military service of at-least 90days, with one day during a period of war. There are both financial and medical eligibility requirements.
The 2019 reimbursement rates for the A&A Pension Program for those within an Assisted Living or Specialized Memory Care Community can provide up to $1,881 per month to a veteran. $1,447 to a well Veteran with an ill spouse. $1,209 per month to a surviving spouse and $2,230 per month to a Veteran and spouse.
“Opening New Doors” strongly advises families who have assets above $80,000 consult with a New Hampshire Elder Care Lawyer and their Financial Advisor who are familiar with this benefit. We can put you in direct contact with a Veteran’s Service Officer in your region who can help you apply for this benefit.
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