If you still have questions after reading this section of the guide to long term care call toll free 1 877 222 vets 8387 monday through friday 7 am to 7 pm cst or contact your va social worker. Your guide to long term services and supports the vha offers many long term care services to veterans enrolled in its health care system find out about our programs get tools or learn how to stay healthy as you age. Long term care costs can add up quickly for veterans and the surviving spouses of veterans who need in home care or are in a nursing home help may be available the veterans administration va has an underused pension benefit called aid and attendance that provides money to those who need . Va benefits and long term care guide to aid attendance pension benefits are needs based and your countable family income must fall below the yearly limit set by the amount of the award depends on the income of the applicant and the actual costs of care they pay monthly but it. Similarly if a long term care insurance policy is in place benefits are paid out by the insurance company to help offset the costs associated with a senior caregiver benefits through the va or long term care insurance can vary from case to case
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