Will my VA benefits change depending on the cost of living to the stave I'm moving to?

1 answer | Last updated: Sep 23, 2016
A fellow caregiver asked...

I am currently receiving VA benefits in my state and am planning on moving out of state, will my benefits go up or down according to the change in cost of living?

Expert Answers

Barbara Steinberg is the CEO and founder of BLS Eldercare Financial Solutions, which specializes in helping families pay for long-term care for their loved ones. A registered financial gerontologist, she speaks regularly on the topic of paying for long-term care and is a financial expert for Caring.com.

VA Benefits come from the federal government. They do not depend on which state you live in or cost of living differentials in different areas of the country.