Peoria, Illinois
7620 N. University St., Suite 103, Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 685-7777
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Putting Our Heroes First with Veterans In-Home Care

Comfort Keepers In-Home Care in Peoria, Illinois.

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Putting Our Heroes First with Veterans In-Home Care

Comfort Keepers of Peoria, IL, provides compassionate veterans in-home care and is a proud partner of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. We work closely with local VA clinics and hospitals to support those who have served our country. Our team at Comfort Keepers is dedicated to helping our nation's heroes access the care they need and deserve.

Our Veterans In-Home Care Services

Comfort Keepers provides personalized in-home care services for veterans, addressing their unique physical, emotional, and mental health needs so that they can remain in the familiarity of their homes.

Our professional caregivers are trained to provide specialized care for veterans, including those with disabilities or chronic conditions. We offer a variety of services tailored to each veteran, such as assistance with daily activities, medication reminders, transportation for medical appointments, and companionship.

Our caregivers provide physical, emotional, and social support to veterans who may be feeling isolated or lonely. We recognize the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian life and are committed to assisting veterans with care and respect.

Our veterans in-home care services include:

  • Support with daily tasks

  • Personal care services include bathing, toileting, grooming, and activities of daily living.

  • Meal preparation, meal planning, and grocery shopping

  • Mobility transfers and assistance with mobility aids, such as wheelchairs and walkers

  • Respite care for family caregivers

  • Medication reminders

  • Companionship

  • Transportation for medical appointments and social events

  • Light housekeeping... and more!

Benefits of Veterans In-Home Care 

One of the main advantages of choosing veterans' in-home care is that our services give veterans the ability to maintain independence and dignity while receiving necessary support. Also, staying in their homes can help veterans feel more comfortable and secure.

Veterans in-home care in Peoria, IL, can be a cost-effective option compared to nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Veterans who meet the criteria for VA benefits may be eligible for financial aid for in-home care services, making it a viable option for those who have served in the military.

At Comfort Keepers, our veterans' in-home care provides personalized care tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual. Caregivers work with veterans and their families to create a care plan addressing their unique physical, emotional, and mental health needs.

Qualifying for VA Benefits

At Comfort Keepers, we aim to support veterans in accessing the care they need. To qualify for VA benefits, veterans must meet certain criteria, such as having served on active duty and being honorably discharged. Our team can assist veterans in navigating the VA system and determining their eligibility for benefits.

The VA Aid and Attendance Program

Veterans who meet specific qualifications may qualify for a government subsidy for home care assistance. Our goal is to provide you with the information you need to avoid any delays in getting the care you need. Once approved for a Veteran's Affairs program, Comfort Keepers will provide you with high-quality home care and companionship. There are different veteran care programs available, including the Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit Program and the Homemaker/Home Health Aide Program, for which you may be eligible.

The Aid and Attendance Benefit program is available to veterans and their eligible spouses who need assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, eating, or medication reminders.

Veterans must meet specific criteria to qualify for the Aid and Attendance Benefit program. These include a minimum of 90 days of active duty, with at least one day during a wartime period. Financial criteria must also be met, and the need for assistance with daily living activities is also required. The benefit amount provided is based on the level of care needed.

The Homemaker/Home Health Aide Program offers in-home care services to veterans who need assistance with daily activities due to illness, disability, or age-related conditions. Services include personal care, household chores, transportation to medical appointments, and respite care for family caregivers.

Comfort Keepers assists veterans and their families in navigating the complex process of applying for VA benefits, ensuring that all necessary documentation is submitted correctly and on time.

We recognize each veteran's individual circumstances and collaborate with them to assess their eligibility for VA benefits and create a personalized care plan. Our objective is to assist veterans and give them the care they need to age in place securely and comfortably in their own homes.

The Role of Companionship in Veterans In-Home Care

In addition to providing physical assistance with daily activities, companionship plays a vital role in veterans' in-home care. Many veterans may feel isolated or lonely, especially if they live alone or have limited social interactions. Having a caregiver who provides companionship and emotional support can greatly improve their well-being.

Many veterans face challenges with PTSD, depression, anxiety, or other mental health conditions, which can be exacerbated by feelings of isolation. Our caregivers are trained to provide emotional support and companionship to veterans, helping them cope with these challenges and improve their mental health.

Furthermore, companionship can also help veterans stay engaged and connected to their community. Caregivers can assist veterans in participating in social activities, hobbies, or outings that they enjoy, helping them maintain a sense of purpose and connection.

At Comfort Keepers of Peoria, IL, our companionship services may include engaging in conversations, participating in activities together, accompanying veterans on outings, and providing emotional support during difficult times. Our caregivers are trained to build trusting relationships with veterans and provide compassionate care.

Get Started with Veterans In-Home Care

At Comfort Keepers, we understand the unique needs of veterans and strive to provide them with the care and support they deserve. Our team is dedicated to helping veterans access VA benefits and receive high-quality in-home care services that meet their individual needs. 

If you or a loved one need veterans' in-home care or would like to learn more, contact us today to schedule a free assessment. We are proud to serve those who have so bravely served our country!