As the year draws towards an end, the annual cost of living adjustments (COLA) for social security and other govenmerntal benefits are released. Hot off the press and effective January 1, 2015 the following will apply to qualified veterans receiving and or applying for non-service connected pension benefits in the form of aid and attendance:
Surviving Spouse $1,149.00
Single Veteran $1,788.00
Married Veteran $2,120.00
Improved Pension only $1,404.00
2 Married Veterans $2,837.00
Benefits can be used to help offset the cost of in-home, assisted living or other long term care.
If you have questions about becoming eligible to receive these benefits, please call our offices in both West Michigan at (616) 931-3670 or in Metro Detroit at (586) 264-3756.