Posted on Nov 06, 2015
Senior Helpers Veterans Services and In Home Help
As our senior loved ones age, the need for assistance at home becomes necessary at times, even for just a short period of time each week. It is good to know that if our senior loved one served in the United States military in the past, they can receive benefits to help support the cost of in home help. Veterans, along with their spouses and families are eligible for assistance through the VA’s Aid and Attendance Benefit. The senior care experts at Senior Helpers of Chattanooga are available to help you and your loved one navigate the process of receiving the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Benefit.
It is important to help your veteran loved one to research the financial assistance that is available to them so that they can continue to live safely and comfortably in their own home. In home help makes it possible to keep up with familiar routines, friendships and other activities. The ability to keep a consistent lifestyle is very beneficial to a loved one’s overall sense of wellbeing. When an elderly loved one begins to show a need for daily assistance, it is best to call on a compassionate and knowledgeable caregiver to help them in their home. Your loved one can receive assistance with daily household chores such as light housekeeping, laundry, vacuuming, meal preparation and pet care when needed. If your loved one requires additional assistance, a highly trained caregiver can provide in home help with personal hygiene, medication reminders and walking assistance. Having this kind of assistance at home will help your loved one feel independent and valued.
Daily assistance can be costly depending on what is needed and our veterans deserve the best care they can get. If your loved one has actively served in the military for at least sixty days or at least one day during a period of war, they may qualify for the VA’s Benefit and Attendance Benefit.
Our veterans have sacrificed so much to protect our nation and our freedom. We need to show them our appreciation and do what it takes to provide the high level of care that they deserve. Senior Helpers of Chattanooga understands and values the sacrifices they have made and highly trained caregivers are ready to give your family peace of mind that your veteran loved one is cared for while living independently and safely in the comforts of their own home.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in home care for seniors, along with the many benefits of professional live in care for the elderly, or dementia and Alzheimer’s care, call Senior Helpers of Chattanooga to speak to a senior care specialist today 423-710-1500! The compassionate senior care specialists at Senior Helpers can also guide you through the process of receiving the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Benefit if your elderly loved one is a veteran. In home senior care allows your loved one to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible while receiving the level of care they need. Senior Helpers of Chattanooga provides a wide range of services including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, personal assistance, companionship, and so much more to all areas of Chattanooga, Hixson, Cleveland, Ooltewah, Signal Mountain, and surrounding areas.