From the Right at Home website.
What is the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit?
Aid and Attendance (A&A) is a benefit paid in addition to the monthly pension. Benefits are for Veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in 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, personal care homes, skilled nursing facilities and those receiving personal in-home care.
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