Veteran’s Aid & Assistance Benefits
Renaissance Village is proud to be home to many veterans and their spouses, and we are committed to honoring our veterans by helping them get the benefits they deserve. We have trusted partnerships with elder law attorneys and organizations that specialize in expediting the application process to ensure veterans see their benefits sooner.
What is Aid & Attendance?
The Aid & Attendance Pension provides veterans and their surviving spouses benefits to help reduce the cost of assisted living and senior care.
Who is Eligible?
- Wartime Veterans or the surviving spouse (marriage must have ended due to death of veteran), aged 65 or older or permanently disabled, and in need of assisted living.
- Veterans must have served at least 90 continuous days of active duty, with at least one day during a time of war.
- Veterans must have received an honorable, general or medical discharge.
Applicants must have on average less than $80k in assets, excluding their home and vehicles.
Wartime Eligibility Dates
- World War II: 12/07/1941 – 12/31/1946
- Korean War: 06/27/1950 – 1/31/1955
- Vietnam I (Must have been in country): 2/28/1961 – 8/4/1964
- Vietnam II: 8/5/1964 – 5/7/1975
- Mideast Conflicts: 8/20/1990 – Present
Maximum Monthly Benefit Amount for 2019:
- Single Veteran: $1,881
- Married Veteran: $2,229
- Dual Veterans Married: $2,984
- Surviving Spouse: $1,208
- Spouse of Living Veteran: $1,477
Please note that all benefits are tax free.
Have more questions regarding Aid & Attendance & how to apply? Give us a call or visit U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for more information.