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Attention Veterans and Surviving Spouses of Veterans

If you are a Veteran or surviving spouse of a veteran, you could qualify for up to $2,200 per month that will help you to pay for personal care services.


Most veterans or surviving spouses of veterans are not aware of the eldercare benefits available through veterans’ healthcare. One VA program is called Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit.


Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit can provide up to $2,200 per month for Veteran, their spouse or surviving spouse which can be used to pay for personal care services. These services will help them remain at home and be independent and safe as possible. Living spouses may qualify regardless of how long ago you became a widow(er).


Me First Respite & Home Care will determine your eligibility in the privacy of your home.

HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR AID AND ATTENDANCE?

  1.  Pension is for Veterans or surviving spouses of veterans aged 65 years or older.
  2.  Veteran must have served at least 1 day of ACTIVE DUTY (national guard or reserves are not included) during these times of war: (WW II: Dec. 1941-Dec. 1946, Korean War: June 1950-Jan. 1955, Vietnam War: Feb. 1961-Aug. 1964 (if served in Vietnam); Sept 1964-May 1975 (in or outside of Vietnam); Gulf War: 1990-Present
  3.  Surviving spouse must have been married to the Veteran at the time of the Veteran’s death
  4.  The veteran/living spouse must meet certain assets and income limits and need help on a regular basis even if minimum assistance is needed to stay independent at home by receiving personal care services.
  5. Personal care services are often the kind of in-home assistance needed to allow seniors to avoid moving into a facility. These services can include assistance with daily living (ADLs) like eating, bathing, dressing, and continence care. Me First includes additional services like light housekeeping, laundry, light meal preparation, accompanying or transporting to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping, medication reminders and more.

If you are a Veteran or living spouse of a veteran who enjoys their independence but is struggling with everyday activities, regardless of how minimum the needs, Me First Respite & Home Care is the solution.

Me First Respite & Home Care Companions are compassionate, fully vaccinated, screened, insured, and bonded.

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