V.A. Non Service Connected Pension Amounts for 2014 (The “Aid and Attendance Benefit”)
By Matthew P. Zanotelli, Meurer Law Offices, P.C., December 19, 2013
The V.A. has authorized a 1.015% cost of living adjustment (COLA) for recipients of the Non-Service Connected Pension, more commonly referred to as the “Aid and Attendance” benefit. The amounts moving forward are as follows:
2014 Maximum Annual Rates:* (Rates vary from $0.00 to the listed maximum amount)
Aid and Attendance Level of the Benefit:
· Single Veteran: $21,108/Annual
· Married Veteran: $25,020/Annual
· Surviving Spouse: $13,560/Annual
Housebound Level of the Benefit:
· Single Veteran: $15,456/Annual
· Married Veteran: $19,380/Annual
· Surviving Spouse: $10,046/Annual
· Single Veteran: $12,256/Annual
- Married Veteran: $16,051/Annual
· Surviving Spouse: $ 8,219/Annual
*Rates effective 12/1/2013. Citing http://www.veteransaidbenefit.
org/aid_and_attendance_ pension_benefit.htm and independent calculations by attorneys of Meurer Law Offices, P.C.
If you or a loved one have questions about whether a Veteran in your life qualifies for this pension in Colorado, you can set up a free consultation at Meurer Law Offices, P.C. by calling 303-991-3544.