Elder Law Boot Camp | Benefits Available to Veterans and their Families


McNair Dallas Law

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Jun 02, 2022


Non-Book Market , Texas - Dallas, Collin, SE Denton & Rockwall Counties

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Many families are unaware of an important benefit available through the Department of Veterans Affairs to which their loved ones may be entitled. It is a pension program often referred to as Aid and Attendance, and it can help defray the costs of care for qualified veterans and their surviving spouses.  

Some key things to know about the Aid and Attendance benefit:

Aid and Attendance is a pension benefit and is not dependent upon service-related injuries.

Wartime veterans and their surviving spouses may be eligible.

Certain medical and financial requirements must be met.

Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits can help pay for care in the home, nursing home or assisted living facility.

Watch this webinar to learn about assistance available to veterans and their families from JOHN MCNAIR, Certified Elder Law Attorney with McNair Dallas LawLearn the latest numbers for Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, and VA Pension, as well as new rules and regulations!

Handout Links:

  • 2022 Texas Medicaid Guide
  • 2022 VA Pension Rules

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McNair Dallas Law

Elder Law 5430 LBJ Fwy Ste 1200, Dallas, Texas, 75240

Areas of Practice: Estate Planning, Probate, Wills, Trusts, Guardianship, Long Term Care Benefits PlanningJohn is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and Board Certified in Tax Law. As an Accredited Attorney with the Department of Veteran Affairs, he is qualified to give planning advice, create trusts and provide assistance with applications for the V.A. Aid and Attendance program which provides supplemental income to qualified veterans to pay for medical expenses. John is also skilled in navigating Medicaid rules and regulations and has helped many clients preserve significant assets. In 2016, John became the only attorney in Dallas that is certified in Elder Law through The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF).