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VA Assistance

The Home of the Brave

At Summerfield, we respect, care, and honor our country’s veterans. Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits offered by the VA may be available to you or your family if you qualify. These benefits are provided, managed, and coordinated by the VA and can assist families by paying a portion of senior living expenses.

Income Qualifications to Determine Eligibility:

The Veteran must have served at least 90 days, 1 day during wartime. Individuals must be over age 65 or permanently and totally disabled.

The gross household income, less out-of-pocket medical expenses, including Assisted Living charges, is the income counted by the VA. VA will not pay benefits if income is GREATER than the Maximum Available Pension Resource. (MAPR)

Limits on Net Worth:

  • Couple: About $80,000

  • Single (Veteran or Surviving Spouse): About $40,000

Maximum Monthly Payout (Subject to change):

  • Single Veteran: $1,830 per mo. | $21,960 per yr.

  • Married Veteran: $2,169 per mo.  |  $26,028 per yr.

  • Surviving Spouse of a Veteran: $1,176per mo. |  $14,112 per yr.

Exempt Assets:

  • Primary Residence, Car, Term Life Insurance and Certain Investments.

    For further information, please contact your local VA office or VA accredited attorney.

    Click here for a list of attorneys in our area that are accredited or you can contact the local VA Office at 985-645-3500 for more information.

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