These funds are provided by the VA through 3 different parts of the Aid & Attendance pension.
Basic Pension / Improved Income – for healthy veterans over the age of 65 with low incomes
Aid & Attendance – for veterans over the age of 65 that require assistance with their activities of daily living
Housebound – for veterans with a disability rating of 100% that prevents them from leaving their home, but does not have to be related to their military service.
These pensions provide up to $25,500 a year to qualified veterans or their surviving spouses to pay for their home care.
Care Such As:
Personal Care and Assistance
Meal Preparation & Diet Planning
Bathing, restroom activities, grooming, personal hygiene, dressing, walking, etc.
Nutritious & delicius meals, diet planning with dietary restrictions, feeding, clean up, etc.
Light Housekeeping & Domestic Duties
Home cleaning, laundry, linen changes, caring for pets, etc.
Reminders, supervision, pill box organization, daily log, etc.
Transportation & Errands
Schedule planning and assistance (visits, appointments, errands, outings, etc.)
Companionship & Recreation
Conversation and entertainment (assistance with reading, hobbies, walks in the park, etc.)