NBC News Story on Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit
The Veterans Aid and Attendance Council was started by Claire M. Thoms in memory of her
mother-in-law, Margaret F. Morgan; a WWII Army Nurse. In providing care for her mother-in-law, she became familiar with
the challenges facing veterans in attaining health care benefits under the Improved Pension Benefits program of the Veterans
Claire Thoms started the VAAC to promote awareness among nursing homes,
assisted living and healthcare providers of the benefits afforded veterans and their spouses under the VA's Improved Pension
After six years of promoting the availability of the Enhance Pension Benefits for our
Veterans I can announced that the word is spreading.
Unfortunately the instances of fraud and misinformation
has also grown.
The VAAC is redoubling our efforts to meet our mission to provide accreditation and certification
of service providers meeting the Council's highest standard of professional conduct.
Before submitting any confidential
information or make any contribution or payment verify that the organization is one of the many congressionally chartered
veteran's organizations OR is a member of the VAAC. A complete list of congressionally chartered organizations can
be found at the link below. If not listed below, you can request the Organization's VAAC Membership Information or
call or email the VAAC to confirm the organization's membership standing with the VAAC.
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Aid & Attendance Council
1600 Eads Street South
Arlington VA 22202
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