If you are a veteran, or if your family member is a veteran, and you want to find out about available benefits – which could become even more important during the aging process – talking with an experienced attorney can be the best option for you. The Veterans’ Administration does try to provide help to those seeking assistance, but there is a lot of bureaucratic red tape and there is often a lot of demand for services, so the VA cannot always provide the type of personalized one-on-one … [Read more...] about How can a Rochester veterans’ benefits lawyer help you?
VETERANS’ BENEFITS FAQS
Aid & Attendance, or A&A benefits is a pension program that will provide a veteran with monthly aid or assistance. A&A could also provide funds for surviving spouses of eligible veterans. The amount of money that is available through Aid & Attendance for veterans who qualify can be quite substantial, at well over $1,000 per month in certain circumstances. However, not every veteran will be able to qualify for A&A benefits so it is important to know specific eligibility … [Read more...] about How does the Aid & Attendance program work?
Many veterans will need long-term care at some point in their lifetimes. Long-term care can be extremely costly so it is important to determine if you are eligible for any long-term care assistance for veterans. For example, there could be community nursing homes or VA nursing homes where care may be subsidized for eligible veterans. Veterans could also be eligible for Aid & Attendance, which provides funds to help pay for long-term care costs … [Read more...] about What options are there for long-term care assistance for veterans?
Veterans who are disabled may have access to many different kinds of benefits through the veterans’ administration. Many benefits for disabled veterans are limited to veterans who have service-connected disabilities. However, there are some benefits available not on the basis of having been disabled while serving, but simply as a result of your service. For example, if you become disabled and you meet certain criteria, you could be eligible for Aid & Attendance, which is an increase in … [Read more...] about Are there benefits available for disabled veterans?