The Veteran is 65 years of age.
The Veteran requires the Aid & Attendance of another person to assist with the activities of daily living such as: Eating (meal preparation), bathing, dressing and undressing or taking care of needs of nature, transferring to bed/walker/wheelchair, managing medications or finances. It also includes individuals who are blind or a patient in a nursing home because of mental or physical incapacity. Assisted care in a assisting living facility also qualifies.
The Veteran is spending more money per month for unreimbursed (out-of-pocket) recurring healthcare and medical expenses then your monthly income.
*Recent changes to the regulations took effect in October 2018. Combined countable income and assets may not exceed $123,600.00.
Assets include the sum of all: Bank & credit union accounts, stocks, bonds, CDs, money markets, mutual funds, 401k & IRA retirement programs, income from rental property, vacation property, business interests, part time income etc. Your primary residence, one automobile and personal possessions are not counted as part of countable assets.