FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Is it true that Senior Veterans, Inc. provides all services free of charge?
A: Yes, that is true. However, we ask every family we help to donate a $15.00 wreath by clicking on the wreath icon on this page or by visiting www.coloradohonor.com. On December 15, 2018, your wreath will be placed on a gravestone at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver,Colorado.
Q: What is the mission of Senior Veterans, Inc.?
A: We help senior wartime veterans and widows obtain the VA’s “Non-Service Connected Disability Pension”, often referred to as “Aid and Attendance.” This benefit provides seniors with tax free supplemental income.
Q: Does your organization offer financial, tax or legal advice?
A: Absolutely not. We are not financial planners, attorneys or tax consultants. Questions regarding these matters should be handled by licensed professionals. Additionally, we are not the VA nor do we represent them in any way.
Q: We have heard differing opinions/facts regarding the “net worth” requirements of the claimant. Can you be more specific regarding these requirements?
A: The VA defines “net worth” as bank accounts, stocks, bonds, mutual funds and annuities. There are no limits or ceilings. The claimant’s personal residence, autos and personal belongings are excluded from “net worth.” There is no “look back” period.
Q: What are the maximum monthly payments available to the claimants?
A: Currently, the maximum monthly awards for VA Pension with “Aid and Attendance” are as follows:
Married Veteran: $2,127.00
Single Veteran: $1,794.00
Surviving Spouse: $1,153.00
These monthly payments are tax free, deposited electronically and continue for life.
Q: How long does it take before the “Aid and Attendance” claim is awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs?
A: There is no average; however, included in your claim application is a proven method of expediting your claim by utilizing your U.S. Senator.
Q: What is the best way to contact someone in your organization?