SVSA Site Map

Book for Veterans

- How to Apply for Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits for Senior Veterans and Their Survivors (2014 Edition)

Resources for Veterans

- Help with Veterans Benefits
- List of VA Nursing Homes
- Veterans Benefits Information
- Request Military Service Records
- Useful Links
- About Informal Claims and Effective Dates
- Appealing a Bad VA Decision
- About Accreditation & Fees

Articles on Veterans Benefits

- Disability Compensation
- DIC (Dependency & Indemnity Compensation)
- Veterans Health Care
- LTC Benefits through Veterans Health Care
- CHAMPVA for Surviving Spouses
- Burial Benefits
- State VA Nursing Homes
- Home Renovation Grants

Articles on Aid and Attendance

- Pension (aid and attendance benefit)
- Death Pension (for surviving spouse)
- Who is eligible for the Pension benefit?
- Understanding the special case of long term care medical costs.
- Using the aid and attendance benefit to pay any person for care in the home.
- Using aid and attendance for professional home care services.
- Using the veterans aid and attendance pension to pay for assisted living.
- Using the veterans aid and attendance pension to pay for a nursing home.
- Understanding the application process for Pension.
- Submitting a claim for the veterans Pension benefit.
- When the family can submit a claim without help.
- When the family should use an advocate or field service officer.
- Health care benefits for veterans receiving pension.
- Dovetailing Medicaid with the aid and attendance benefit.