Caregiverlist’s Checklist of Aid & Attendance Documents

  • Discharge/Separation Papers (DD-214)
  • Copy of Marriage Certificate (Surviving Spouses only)
  • Copy of the Death Certificate (Surviving Spouses only)
  • Copy of current Social Security Award Letter
  • Net Worth documentation: bank checking and savings account records and investment records for all assets
  • Income verification from all sources, such as pensions and retirement account pay-outs
  • Certified copy of court-appointed guardianship if this is in place for the Veteran or Surviving Spouse
  • Medical costs not covered by Medicare or Medicaid, including medications
  • Medical Doctor statement with current diagnosis, medical status, prognosis and ability to perform Activities of Daily Living and travel unattended
  • Employment history (does not apply if you are over 65).