What does A&A cover?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kbusch, May 22, 2012.

  1. kbusch

    kbusch Newbie

    Help! My family is new to this forum. We are placing our parents in assisted living within the next couple of months. Currently they are both receiving home care. My Dad is a WWII vet; he has never applied for any VA benefits. Assuming he is counted as eligible for A&A, what do you actually get in the way of money every month? Is there a fixed amount that comes to my dad every month? Or does it go directly to the Assisted Living facility? Or--do you have to submit all your medically related receipts every month, so that the amount varies somewhat? Or--is there some kind of third option we are missing? Many thanks, Karen
  2. vetadmin

    vetadmin Administrator Staff Member


    I am going to suggest that you go back and read through the site to have a better understanding of this pension.

    If awarded the full pension for your Dad and Mom, it is $2020 a month. The money is deposited into the veteran's banking account and not paid directly to the facility.

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