Veterans Aid and Attendance
Benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require assistance of another person with bathing, dressing, meal preparation, medication monitoring or other various activities of daily living. This benefit is available to individuals who reside in assisted living communities, residential care homes, skilled nursing facilities and those receiving personal in-home care.
More Common Terms
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