Veteran’s & Surviving Spouse Pension
Veterans pension benefits may be up to $1,732 per month, or $2,054 for a couple each month from the VA to help pay for home care! The Aid and Attendance program is federally funded for veterans and/or their surviving spouses who may receive up to $1,113 per month. A study conducted by the National Care Planning Council indicated that only 4.7% of eligible veterans are receiving this benefit. Please click the following link to learn more about veteran’s benefits www.helpforagingveterans.com/.
- The veteran must have been on active duty for at least 90 days, one day of which must have been during a period of war as determined by the federal government.
- The veteran must have received a discharge other than dishonorable.
- The veteran must be permanently disabled due to NON-service connected causes and need the assistance of another person with activities of daily living, the need for which must be supported in writing by a physician.
- A surviving spouse must have been married to the veteran at the time of his or her death
- To receive the maximum pension, the veteran or surviving spouse must be spending his or her available income for purchase of ongoing, un-reimbursed medical expenses. Services purchased from a home care provider are considered a qualifying expense by the VA.
- The veteran or surviving spouse is limited as to liquid assets they may possess and still qualify for the pension. There is no specific dollar amount published by the VA, but it is generally held to be some amount less than $80,000*, depending on the age of the claimant.
*Based on the specific details of each veteran’s situation, as part of the consultation process, Home Care for Heroes is often able to predict with a high degree of accuracy, the value of liquid assets the claimant will be allowed to keep by the VA.
We will provide you with access to information needed to apply for eligibility for the Veterans. Non-Service Connected Improved Pension. Should you need assistance applying for benefits, our trusted affiliates can help you with the entire process. We will also design a plan to help you while the VA is processing your application. If you think you may qualify please contact us at 407-788-9393 or click here to email us with your request. For more legal related information please click the following link click here.
The following brief video reviews the VA benefits program in Orange County Florida.
Seminole County’s Veteran Services Office - 534 West Lake Mary Blvd. located in the Reflections Plaza at Hidden Lakes, 1/2 mile west of 17-92, in Sanford. Tel. 407-665-2370 E mail email@example.com
Cllick the following link for Seminole County’s Veteran’s office frequently asked questions related to pensions - Seminole County- Veteran’s Pension
Orange County Veteran Services Office - 2100 E. Michigan St., Orlando, FL 32806 Ph: (407) 836-8990, FAX: (407) 836-8999 E mail: Edward.Alexander@ocfl.net