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A Quick Look at Veterans Aid and Attendance, an Often Overlooked Benefit Available to Veterans and Their Surviving Spouse

By Kim Rose   |  December 10, 2019

Children with aging parents often find themselves in the difficult position of placing their mother or father in an assisted living or long term care environment with little knowledge of their parent's financial situation. The children are often surprised to learn their parent did not have to be injured to receive Aid and Attendance through the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), and the surviving spouse of an honorably discharged veteran (or those having been discharged other than dishonorably) may also be entitled to a similar benefit even if the surviving spouse never served.

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