Eligible veterans and their surviving spouses who require the aid and attendance of another person, or are housebound may be entitled to additional monetary benefits.
Any one of the following must be met:
- You require the aid of another person to assist you in bathing, feeding, dressing, and attending to the wants of nature
- You are bedridden due to disabilities
- You live in a nursing home due to a cognitive or physical condition
- Your eyesight is limited
Most often a veteran must have at least 90 days of active service, with at least one day during a wartime period to qualify or for their surviving spouse to qualify.
Maximum Annual Pension Rate can be as high as $34,050.