Fact Sheet — Understanding the Veterans Pension Benefit

(Commonly Called Aid and Attendance)
Why is it important for government agencies, care providers or eldercare advisers to know about Pension?
The national care planning Council estimates that approximately 11.5 million seniors — about 33% of all people over 65 — could qualify for Pension or Death Pension by meeting the tests outlined in this fact sheet.

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BOOMER & SENIOR RESOURCES – Orange County CA

I recently took a tour of the COUNCIL ON AGING – Orange County (COAOC). The Council is an incredible resource that has been serving OC since 1973 as a 501 © (3). The Council mission is to promote adult empowerment, prevent abuse and advocate the rights and dignity of those experiencing health, disability and aging challenges. The Council serves 75,000 people annually with 48 staff members and 280 volunteers. To tour the Council call 714-479-0107, the Council is looking for people to volunteer or contribute.

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VA Gives Veterans Money to Pay for Elder Care Services at Home

Under the right conditions, about 33% of all seniors in this country could qualify for up to $1,843 a month in additional income from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This money can be used to pay just about anyone to provide elder care services at home. As an example, these funds can be used to pay children, other relatives, friends, home care companies, or domestic workers.

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