Veterans have proudly served their country and now can be repaid through a long term care pension that was created for wartime veterans many years ago. Veterans that served one day during an active wartime and now need the assistance of another person may be eligible for up to $2085 per month.
Active wartime service occurred during the following dates:
WWII 12/07/1941 - 12/31/1946
Korean 06/27/1950 - 01/31/1955
Vietnam 08/05/1964 - 05/07/1975
In Vietnam or Blue waters beginning 02/28/1961
Gulf 08/02/1990 to undetermined
Available pension amounts for 2014 -
Veterans only $1759 per month
Spouse of veteran $1380 per month
Married Veteran $2085 per month
Widow $1130 per month
This is paid tax free for the remainder of their life as long as you requalify annually.