Are You a Veteran or a Surviving Spouse?

You could Qualify for the Vet Assist program, The Vet Assist Program provides in-home care for veterans or their surviving spouses earned from military service.

 

 Qualifying For Aid and Attendance 


Do You Meet the “3-Ms” to Qualify?

To qualify, a veteran or surviving spouse will need to meet the following criteria:

1) Military: Are you a veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran who served at least 90 days on active duty, at least one day during wartime, with an honorable discharge? (Persian Gulf War veterans must have two years of active duty or the full period for which they were called for active duty.)

2) Medical: Do you have a non-service connected medical condition causing you to need assistance with activities of daily living?

3) Money: Do you have limited income and assets? (Your home and car are exempt.)




 

Did you serve during one of the VA Defined War Periods?

  • World War II:  December 7, 1941-December 31, 1946
  • Korean Conflict: June 27, 1950-January 31, 1955
  • Vietnam Era: August 5, 1964-May 7, 1975  Veterans who served February 28, 1961-August 5, 1964, must have served “in country” (Vietnam).
  • Persian Gulf War: August 2, 1990- date to be prescribed by Presidential Proclamation or law. Must have served active duty for two years or the full period of which the veteran was called for active duty.

 

You may  qualify for the “Aid and Attendance” benefit. If you would like to use your VA Aid and Attendance funds primarily for home care or adult day care, call us today  1-440-340-3777  Or Fill Out The Contact Form