Details on the Veterans of America Aid and Attendance Program

Assistance from Herb Cohen 

Our number one goal is to serve our countries veterans by assisting them in obtaining the aid and attendance benefit. We have been trained in the intricacies of the veterans pension, we are here to assist you because we believe our honored veterans should not have to struggle with retirement because of health care or sickness cost. Our non profit organization was created to see our veterans secure in the country they served.

The Veterans Administration offers this benefit as part of an "Improved Pension" benefit and many are not aware of the Aid and Attendance pension. This pension allows Veterans and surviving spouses who require attendance of another receive this benefit.

There are many intricacies to applying for the A&A Pension. I am here to help you through the process to ensure you get the most out of this opportunity. There is no fee for our service simply call us at 253-912-1778 we are here to help.

Requirements For Qualification

Veteran or surviving spouse must have 90 consecutive days of service.

The VA has approved over all pension benefit applications, these are some of the requirements that will help you establish if you are eligible for this benefit. When deciding eligibility, the VA evaluates medical need, income, expenses, and assets.

To qualify, you must be a veteran or spouse of a veteran who:

  • Received a discharge other than dishonorable
  • Served 90 days of active duty (1 day during a “wartime period”)
  • Applicant is over age 65

Wartime dates

  • WWI: April 6, 1917 – Nov 11, 1918
  • WWII: Dec 7, 1941 – Dec 31, 1946
  • Korean Conflict: June 27, 1950 – Jan 31, 1955
  • Vietnam Era: Aug 5, 1964 – May 7, 1975
  • Gulf War: Aug 2, 1990 – TBA

When evaluating medical need, there are specific things that the VA requires. We are here to assist you with any questions.

Maximum Annual rate with the Aid & Attendance

  • $2,681 per month for two married veterans
  • $2,053 per month for a veteran with a dependant / spouse
  • $1,731 per month to a veteran
  • $1,112 per month to a surviving spouse

These pension benefits can change, and are at the discretion of the Veterans Administration.