There is a long-term care benefit available to veterans and their spouses. The benefit can range between $1200 and $2500 per month. A veteran need only have served during wartime and did not have to be deployed to the war zone If they were a veteran of World War II, Korea, or Vietnam. The rules changed subsequent to the Vietnam War. The benefit covers homecare, assisted living, and nursing home care. Learn how to access this benefit for the veteran in your family.