We provide VA Aid and Attendance Application Support services to clients in Chicago and the North Shore Suburbs, including Cook County and Lake County in Illinois. Please complete this short questionnaire if you think you or a loved one could benefit from our services, and we’ll do what we can to help!
The “Aid & Attendance” pension is a benefit for non service-related disabilities, available to veterans or their surviving spouses who qualify. In order to qualify for the pension, the veteran must have served at least 90 days active duty in the military, with at least one day during wartime. The applicant must be at least 60% housebound (no longer driving), which will require certification by a licensed physician. The applicant must meet certain income and asset limits.
Applicants will need the following documentation to begin the application process:
Discharge papers (DD214) available at www.archives.gov/veterans/
Death Certificate with cause of death (if client is a SURVIVING SPOUSE) available at www.vitalcheck.com
Marriage Certificate or other proof of marriage, including date (if client is a MARRIED VETERAN or SURVIVING SPOUSE) available at www.vitalcheck.com