Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension Cost of Living Increases 

There will be a cost of living increase for 2013 for recipients of the Aid and Attendance Pension.  Pension rates will be increasing by 1.7%.  This increase should be seen in the December check, which will arrive in January.

While the VA has not officially released these increases yet, the following figures should be within one-dollar of the new rates:

Surviving Spouse
Aid and Attendance $1,113
Housebound $ 851
Basic $ 697

Veteran
Aid and Attendance $1,732
Housebound $1,269
Basic $1,039

Married Veteran
Aid and Attendance $2,054
Housebound $1,591
Basic $1,360

Veteran with ill spouse
Same as Basic – $1,360