VA Aid & Attendance

Regular Army: Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet


Veterans and Survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person, or are housebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are paid in addition to monthly pension, and they are not paid without eligibility to Pension.


Active Duty Service members are not eligible for VA Aid and Attendance and Housebound Pension Benefits.  For more information regarding vet in a wheelchair at his sink eligibility see the VA web page about VA Pension

Additional Information

For more information regarding the VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits, please refer to the following website maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

Survivors Pension Rate Table

Veterans Pension Rate Table

Document Review Date: 16 March 2022