Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Care for Veterans
August 19, 2022
If you or your spouse served in the military, you may be eligible for aid that can be applied to the cost of care services. The VA Aid and Attendance pension was established to provide financial benefits outside the traditional VA residential care system. It specifically helps veterans and their spouses finance daily personal care services if needed. These services include Personal grooming assistance, medication assistance, help transitioning into bed and incontinence management. These are referred to as ADL’s- Activities of Daily Living.
Many veterans and spouses are unaware of this p...