Long-term care may be necessary for some veterans at some point in their life. Whether they were injured and disabled during service, after service, or as they get older, long-term care can be instrumental at not only keeping them safe, but helping them to maintain a high quality of life.
Learn more about the VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit
For any veteran who might require home care services, if they’re on a limited income, either due to a disability pension or something else, they may feel like this is a service there’s no way they could afford. There are certain pensions programs that might be able to help.
Today, there are approximately 21.8 million former military service members in the United States (US News). These veterans may or may not have served during wartime, but veterans who did go back as far as World War II. Those who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam would now be between the ages of 70 and 105+.
Veterans Home Care Services: For veterans of all ages who may be dealing with certain disabilities, physical limitations due to age, or other factors that make it difficult for them to get around on their own, home care is a good option.
Your father is a veteran. He served in the Air Force a long time ago, and whether or not he talked much about his time in service, you know he took pride in it and formed some strong lifelong friendships with the other servicemen he spent time with.
Veterans Aid and Attendance: You heard about the Aid and Attendance Benefit through the VA, but you’re not sure if your father would qualify for this particular pension. You know he was denied other pensions in the past, and he’s reluctant to even bother with this application.