There are currently hundreds of home care services available to seniors who served during a period of war. Home care for veterans has gained a lot of popularity today since it is reliable and efficient.
More and more people are opting to ask for home care for veterans and finding out about the VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit. Furthermore, many home care services are offered by experts who are fully trained to give the best care to our aging veterans. The Veterans Administration makes the VA Aid and Attendance Pension available to aging veterans and their spouses. It is also available to surviving spouses of veterans. Families should also understand that there are some service requirements and some financial requirements that must be met before applying for “Aid and Attendance”.
Selecting a veterans home care provider is the best option for individuals that need a little help (or a lot of help) around the house. Home care agencies who understand the “Aid and Attendance” benefit will direct the family to a service like Veterans Home Care LLC to get the paperwork started. The process can take 4-6 months to complete before benefits are awarded. Veterans Home Care LLC is helpful during this period of time because they provide a no interest loan to the family to pay for home care while they wait for approval from the VA.
This means that not only will the senior or their surviving spouse be able to start home care services right away, but the cost of those services will not be as overwhelming for the senior and their family members.
Home care services help with the social needs of the individual, but also any health needs. This includes any transportation to routine check-ups that the individual must have. Home care also takes into consideration personal needs and family needs. Most home care for veterans services allow for family members to make custom requests suited for their loved ones. They also assist in providing ideas and links to the best activities that can help your aging loved one stay active and independent.
Older veterans benefit from in-home caregivers in many ways. Less isolation, more independence, and more activity are just a few ways that our veterans can enjoy the 2nd half of life. If affordability of home care is a factor for your aging veteran, consider checking in to the VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit. Veterans Home Care LLC can help with all aspects of qualification, and recommend a home care service in your area that understands the needs of veterans and their family members.
For more information on the VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit that helps senior veterans pay for in-home care services, or if you have a general question about VA Home Care, please don’t hesitate to call Veterans Home Care at 888-314-6075
In addition to growing Veterans Home Care to become the largest provider of its kind in the industry, Bonnie has been a strong supporter of numerous charitable and social organizations with both a local and national impact. Wings of Hope and Lydia’s House have both benefited from Bonnie’s support to continue much needed services to our most vulnerable in need. Bonnie also is a member of the American Red Cross Tiffany Circle, a national society of women leaders. Bonnie serves as Chairperson for the American Red Cross Service Armed Forces Committee.
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