Enrolling in Veterans Health Care
For most veterans, entry into the VA health care system begins by applying for admission. Application is submitted through VA Form 10-10EZ – Application for Health Beneﬁts – which may be obtained from any VA health care facility or regional beneﬁts’ office, or by calling 1-877-222-VETS (8387). MORE »
How Does a Veteran Qualify for Aid and Attendance Pension?
To receive a Veterans’ Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit, a veteran must have served on active duty, at least 90 days, with at least one day during a period of war. There must be an honorable discharge. Single surviving spouses of such veterans are also eligible. MORE »
State Veterans Nursing Homes
State veterans homes fill an important need for veterans with low income and veterans who desire to spend their last years with “comrades” from former active duty. The predominant service offered is nursing home care. MORE »
What is the Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers the Improved Pension Benefit with Aid and Attendance, commonly referred to as Aid and Attendance. Veterans and surviving spouses may be eligible for this benefit if they meet certain service, income, and asset requirements, and if they have a regular need for the aid and attendance of a caregiver or are housebound. MORE »