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  Veterans Issue
BY SHERII SHERBAN
   VA Aid and Attendance and House- bound benefits provide monthly pay- ments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors. If you need help with daily activities, or you’re housebound, find out if you qualify. It is important to note that you cannot get both Aid and Attendance benefits and Household benefits at the same time.
VA Aid and Attendance Eligibility – You may be eligible for this benefit if you get a VA pension and you meet at least one of the requirements listed:
At least one of these must be true:
• You need another person to help you perform daily activities, like bathing,
Housebound Benefits Eligibility – You may be eligible for this benefit if you get a VA pension and you spend most of your time in your home because of a perma- nent disability (a disability that doesn’t go away).
VA Aid and Attendance Benefits and Housebound Allowance
feeding, and dressing, or
• You have to stay in bed – or spend a
large portion of the day in bed – be-
cause of illness, or
• You are a patient in a nursing home
How do I get one of these benefits? You can apply for VA Aid and Atten- dance or Housebound benefits in one of these ways:
due to the loss of mental or physical
abilities related to a disability, or
• Your eyesight is limited (even with
1. Send a completed VA form to your pension management center (PMC) – Fill out VA Form 21-2680 (Examination for Housebound Status or Permanent
glasses or contact lenses you have only 5/200 or less in both eyes; or concen- tric contraction of the visual field to 5 degrees or less)
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