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What are considered assets?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ
FAQ

What are considered assets?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

In order to qualify financially for the veteran’s Aid and Attendance pension benefit, a veteran or surviving spouse (or the both of them) need to have assets less than roughly $80,000 to their name(s). Note that the $80,000 figure is a rough estimate and there can be instances when this value is higher. Because there…

How does the Fiduciary Process work?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ
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How does the Fiduciary Process work?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

Question: How does the fiduciary process work for the Aid and Attendance veterans benefit? First and foremost, the Fiduciary and applicant (the veteran and/or veteran’s spouse) do not start the Fiduciary process until the VA has ruled the applicant needs to appoint a Fiduciary to manage the Aid and Attendance application. Even if the veteran is…

American Veteran Aid Business: Don’t fall into this Scam
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American Veteran Aid Business: Don’t fall into this Scam

Have you heard of “pension poachers” trying to take advantage of our nation’s veterans? This news segment that aired about VeteranAid.org explains a bit more about them: (http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/consumer/on-your-side/2015/11/11/veterans-claim-they-paid-hundreds-to-get-free-benefit/75594220/).  Veterans and their families are being taken advantage of by companies like financial planners and elder law attorneys trying to illegally charge veterans.   VeteranAid.org stands by…

How to Apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit
Veterans News

How to Apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit

VeteranAid.org was created to be an educational and supportive website for veterans and families looking for the Aid and Attendance benefit. This infographic was recently created to share with veterans and their family members so awareness can be spread about this little known veterans pension benefit. Please share this image with your friends, family, on…

How to Afford Assisted Living
Tips for Caregivers and Seniors

How to Afford Assisted Living

The costs of senior care can be staggering. But when you need it, you need it. A move to assisted living rarely feels optional. Most people would prefer to stay in their homes if given the option, but as the needs of a senior increase and the burden put on caregivers becomes unsustainable, you have…

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