Consider Volunteering to Improve Veterans Home Care for One Person at a Time

Offer Your Time for Veterans Home Care Visits and Change a Life

There are tens of thousands of veterans across the United States who require some type of home care right now. Some of those veterans recently served in the military and returned from Iraq or Afghanistan, or some other region in the world, with significant injuries.

Other veterans are considered elderly and may be experiencing a number of physical ailments that make it difficult or even impossible for them to take care of themselves on their own in a healthy and safe manner. There are various programs throughout the country that benefit veterans in a number of ways. For those veterans who require some type of home care, there are financial pension programs that can help pay for this level of assistance.

If you want to do something to make a difference in the life of at least one veteran who requires home care, consider volunteering. There are programs through the local Veterans Administration and other nonprofit organizations that provide companionship and assistance for elderly veterans living at home alone.

Some people want to make a difference for as many people as they possibly can. While that is an admirable thought, you may be missing out on an incredible opportunity to make a difference in one person’s life.

Far too many people get overly ambitious and focus on the major goals and miss out on the small victories in life that can mean so much more, not just to yourself but to other people as well. There are so many elderly veterans who are struggling to take care of themselves at home, who may be living alone and don’t believe there is anything other people can do to help them.

You may be able to volunteer to check in on an elderly veteran in your community on a regular basis. Checking in on them could be a phone call or stopping by to spend an hour or two talking to them. Companionship is a powerful benefit for numerous reasons.

Never underestimate the power that helping one person can have. To the world, you may be just one person, but to that elderly veteran in need of a companion, you could end up changing their entire outlook.

For more information and to learn about Veterans Home Care Visits, contact Veteran’s Home Care at (888) 314-6075.

Bonnie Laiderman, CEO

Bonnie Laiderman, founder and president of Veterans Home Care®, has helped more than 16,000 veterans and their spouses receive in-home care through the unique VetAssist® Program. Started in 2003 as a one-woman operation, Bonnie has overseen the growth of the company to become one of the largest women-owned companies in the St. Louis Metro Region. Veterans Home Care has also earned the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Ethics and Inc. 5000 award of fastest growing companies six times. Now with offices coast-to-coast, Veterans Home Care serves our veterans in 44 states throughout the country.