Check me out at gilbertfleming.com.I’m VA Accredited Attorney Gilbert Fleming. Last week, Harry called to tell me he received his first $2,054.00 monthly check from the Veterans.
Administration. When Harry…”broke his hip, his wife could not care for him by herself. They both moved into a very nice assisted living facility. But it was a bit expensive. How were they going to pay for it?
Harry is a World War II veteran, so he is eligible for $2,054.00 a month to help reimburse his assisted living care expenses.
All wartime veterans are eligible for this kind of assistance. A wartime veteran is defined as someone who served at least 90 days of service, with an honorable discharge, during one of these periods of war:
This is a non-service-connected disability. That means that Harry was not required to have been injured in combat; Harry was not required to have ever served in combat; Harry was not even required to have served overseas. Merely because Harry served at least 90 days during one of these periods of war, he was eligible for up to $2,054.00 a month to help reimburse him for his assisted living care.
If Harry died before his wife died, his wife (as a widow) would be eligible for $1,113.00 per month to reimburse her for her assisted living care expenses.Harry had been told that he was not eligible for veterans’ benefits because he made too much money. Whoever told that to Harry just did not understand: the VA will allow a vet to...Read More detail