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The Veterans Pension Program provides monthly payments to wartime Veterans who meet certain age or disability requirements, and who have income and net worth within certain limits.

A VA Survivors Pension offers monthly payments to qualified surviving spouses and unmarried dependent children of wartime Veterans who meet certain income and net worth limits set by Congress.

VA Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is a unique home care program that provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary, primary care in the homes of Veterans with complex medical, social, and behavioral conditions for whom routine clinic-based care is not effective.

VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits provide monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly pension for qualified veterans and surviving spouses. If you need help with daily activities, or you’re housebound, you may qualify.

Browse information, tools, and resources for understanding life and caregiving with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Falls can cause serious injuries that take a long time to heal. They can lead to permanent mobility problems that prevent your enjoyment of hobbies and/or limit your ability to drive, shop, cook or bathe. 

Falls are usually the result of spatial orientation miscalculations, dizziness, vision issues, imbalance, poor mobility and/or foot traffic obstacles.

“VA’s pension benefit helps Veterans and their families cope with financial challenges by providing supplemental income,” said Acting Under Secretary for Benefits Thomas Murphy. “Currently, only 189,800 wartime Veterans and 139,800 surviving spouses are using their needs-based pension benefits that are meant to ease the burden on them, their families and caregivers. We need to ensure all of our wartime Veterans and their survivors are aware of their benefits.”

The Alzheimer’s Association Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter provides support, education, training and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We are here to help.