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Aid and Attendance Pension Program from Veterans Affairs

Written by SeniorsResourceGuide.com Staff

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Of all the times when a family needs a little extra assistance, that time is when a family member is facing Alzheimer's or other related dementia. The Aid and Attendance Pension Program from Veterans Affairs may not work for everyone but if there is a Veteran in the household this program may help. Keep in mind that with any government programs, there are eligibility requirements and often long wait lists. If you or a family member is facing Alzheimer's or other related dementia, start your research early and know your rights and options.

Here is what you need to know about Aid and Attendance Pension Program from Veterans Affairs

Though The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers this program, you need to find a provider that will provide benefits. This can mean that the providers offer the program but only to a limited number of clients. This translates to wait lists so start your research early and even if you are not sure you want a certain location, put your name on the wait list.

The Aid and Attendance Pension Program provides financial assistance to those who lack funds necessary to provide the care they need.