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VA Aid & Attendance

To be in need of regular Aid & Attendance, the Veteran or spouse must be permanently and totally disabled and


(1) a patient in a nursing home;

(2) blind, or nearly blind; or

(3) needing the regular Aid & Attendance of another person to perform basic activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, and attending to the wants of nature.


Aid & Attendance can pay a monthly amount for qualifying long term care needs such as:


  • Family member to provide home care
  • Professional home care providers to come into your home
  • Assisted Living or Adult Day services
  • Nursing Home long term care
  • Home renovations for disability