Veterans Administration Benefits Can Cover Some Costs of In Home Services for Seniors in Los Angeles, CA
Comfort Keepers' in home services for seniors work to help veterans find the benefits they have earned
Comfort Keepers is honored to provide in home services for seniors for veterans who have served our country. We understand that the cost of in home care can sometimes be overwhelming. However, veterans and their surviving spouses may qualify for Veterans Administration (VA) benefits, which can cover some costs of home care services.
If your loved one has served at least ninety days of active duty, one day of which was during a period of war if they meet financial criteria, or they have a documented physical need for non-medical in home care they can qualify for VA benefits.
Your loved one should know that they will need to present proper documentation to a VA officer in order to be considered eligible for VA benefits. Comfort Keepers will gladly help your parent gather all of the documentation needed for the application. If they have difficulty with completing the VA paperwork packet, we will help you find an organization that will assist them. This documentation includes the following:
- Original discharge certificate
- Marriage certificate and/or divorce papers from any prior marriage(s)
- If applicable death certificate of the veteran
- Social security numbers for your loved one and their spouse
- Personal finance records and related documents
In home services for seniors provide assistance to seniors every day who may need some extra help at home. Many seniors need some assistance with everyday tasks. With age, some activities become too difficult for them. Comfort Keepers provide excellent elder care services in Los Angeles, CA and surrounding areas.
If your loved one qualifies, VA benefits can cover some of the costs of in-home health care services, care-related transportation, and other long-term care services. These services can be provided full-time or part-time, depending on your senior's needs. They include homemaker services, personal care services, in-home respite care services, geriatric evaluation to assess care needs and develop a care plan and skilled home health care.
If you believe that your loved one can benefit from our in home services for seniors and you think they qualify to receive VA benefits through the VA Program that will help cover the costs of in-home and other extended-care services, don’t hesitate to contact Comfort Keepers.
If your parent needs assistance with communicating with the VA in order to determine if they are eligible for VA benefits, or they need help completing and submitting the proper paperwork for their application, feel free to contact our Los Angeles, CA office at (323) 430-9803. We will gladly help your loved one or direct them to an organization that will provide the assistance they need.