Is the Veteran or Surviving Spouse of a Veteran over age 65?
Do you need assistance at home?
Is your income less than $2,500 per month (from all sources)? Also, must not be on Medicaid (or Section 8 Housing) UNLESS their social worker has approved them getting the VA Benefit due to them spending ALL of the benefit on care services?
NOTE: Not all Medicaid Social Workers will approve - so you/family need to discuss with the Social Worker before submitting this request and let them know ALL of the benefit funds will be spent on care services.
Do you have less than $150,000 in retirement accounts (i.e. 401K, annuities, stocks, bonds)?
Did Veteran served at least 1 day of ACTIVE DUTY (national guard or reserves don’t count) during these times of war: (WW II: Dec 1941 – Dec 1946, Korean War: June 1950 – Jan 1955, Vietnam War: Feb 1961 – Aug 1964 (if served in Vietnam); Sept 1964 – May 1975 (in or outside of Vietnam)?
Did they have an honorable discharge?
Is the Applicant NOT receiving a VA Benefit (or has applied for such) for wounds suffered during their military service?
Is Applicant living at home and want to stay there for at least a year?