VA Aid & Attendance
Congress provides a TAX FREE Special Monthly Pension for Veterans and their Surviving Spouses to help pay for the costs of long-term care.
The Jurist Law Group specializes in helping Senior Veterans and their Surviving Spouses get this very important financial benefit.
The Jurist Law Group takes the hassle out of getting this benefit in a timely and effective manner and walks the family through every step of the process.
Veterans must meet several rules to qualify
Military Service Rules
A senior Wartime Veteran must have:
Served 90 consecutive days on active military duty;
Served at least one (1) day during a wartime period;
And received a better than dishonorable discharge.
Surviving Spouse Rules
A surviving spouse of a Wartime Veteran must have:
Been married to the Veteran at the time of his or her death;
And not remarried.
Medical Qualification Rules
A Veteran or Surviving Spouse must:
1. Need Assistance in two (2) of the five activities of daily living which include:
2. Or because of a cognitive impairment and cannot live alone without a protective environment.
A Veteran or Surviving Spouse must meet an income test and net worth test.
Income Test: To qualify for the maximum benefit, the claimant's care and medical expenses must exceed their income.
Net Worth Test: To qualify, the claimant's net worth cannot exceed $126,400 for the Veteran and his or her spouse.