This benefit is for Veterans and their spouses that were enlisted during the "War time" $1,700 for Veteran and $1,100 for Spouses (you did not have to precipitate in the war for this benefit)
The Veterans Administration offers Aid and Attendance as part of an "Improved Pension" for War Time Veterans and their spouse's to help pay for Assisted Living cost's. This Benefit is a well keep secret. The veterans do not have to have served in the war just being enlisted during war time.( see bottom Tab A for dates of war time) This Improved Pension allows for Veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in eating, bathing, dressing, undressing, medication dosing, or taking care of the needs.
Lakeshore Living staff will help you gather the information, fill out the appropriate forms and participating in appointments with the VA service officers. At Lakeshore Assisted Living, providing for veterans requiring special attention and care is our specialty.
This most important benefit is overlooked by many families with Veterans or surviving spouses who need additional monies to help care for ailing parents or loved ones. This is a "Pension Benefit" and IS NOT dependent upon service-related injuries for compensation. Aid and Attendance can help pay for Assisted Living facility. A Veteran is eligible for up to $1,704 per month, while a surviving spouse is eligible for up to $1,094 per month. A Veteran with a Spouse is eligible for up to $2,020 per month and a Veteran with a Sick Spouse is eligible for up to $1,338 per month*.