Veterans or their surviving spouses who do not have the financial resources to pay for the daily care they need may qualify for special financial assistance. This program is made available by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Aid and Attendance Pension benefit.
Helping Veterans Pay for Senior Living Expenses
The Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit is a tax-free benefit that each month pays qualified individuals up to a certain amount. To find out the amount you may qualify for call your local Veteran's Affairs Office. The process of approval can take several months so begin your inquiries early.