Our veterans have given so much to our country. Apex Care wants to give back as much as we can. We possess in-depth expertise regarding the Aid & Attendance Benefit for Veterans in our area, aiming to alleviate the challenges that come with obtaining aid and provide veterans with a sense of solace and support. ApexCare wants to help you explore the ways in which we can assist those who have proudly served our country!
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AID & ATTENDANCE BENEFIT
Veteran Affairs offers veterans and their surviving spouses a particular tax-free benefit that is called Aid and Attendance. This benefit is designed to provide financial assistance and security to aid in cover the cost of long-term care in the home.
WHO IS THIS BENEFIT FOR?
This type of assistance is for veterans and surviving spouses who need continued assistance from a caregiver in at least two of the necessary daily activities. Examples include, but are not limited to: bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, and transferring.
How ApexCare Will Help YOU
We will do an extensive Long-Term Care Consultation and Assessment Interview, from there we determine the care you need and ensure that you meet all VA requirements.
- Must have served at least 90 days of active duty with at least one day during a period of war.
- Must have anything other than a Dishonorable discharge.
- A surviving spouse must have been married to the veteran at the time of his passing.
- Must require the assistance of another person to perform some of the daily activities of living.
- Must meet income and countable asset criteria established by the VA.
- Must be 65 years and older or totally disabled.
Eligible Periods of War
- World War II: December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946, inclusive. If the veteran was in service on December 31, 1946, continuous service before July 26, 1947, is considered World War II service.
- Korean conflict: June 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955, inclusive.
- Vietnam era: The period beginning on February 28, 1961, and ending on May 7, 1975, inclusive, in the case of a veteran who served in the Republic of
- Vietnam during that period. The period beginning on August 5, 1964, and ending on May 7, 1975, inclusive, in all other cases.
- Persian Gulf War: August 2, 1990, through date to be prescribed by Presidential proclamation or law.
Veterans Services FAQS
What is veterans care?
Veterans care refers to the range of healthcare, support services, and benefits provided to military veterans. These services are often provided by the government, non-profit organizations, or specialized care providers and can include physical health, mental health, and long-term care services.
What problems can occur if an older relative does not receive veteran care services?
If an older relative who is a veteran does not receive the necessary veteran care services, several problems can arise. These issues can affect their physical health, mental health, and overall quality of life. Below are some of the potential problems:
Physical Health Issues:
- Neglected Medical Conditions: Without proper healthcare, existing health issues can worsen.
- Lack of Preventive Care: Increases the risk of developing new health conditions.
- Mobility Issues: Without adequate physical therapy and support, mobility can be compromised.
Mental Health Challenges:
- Mental Health Disorders: Conditions like PTSD, depression, or anxiety may go untreated.
- Social Isolation: Without community support, veterans can become isolated and lonely.
Emotional Distress: Lack of counseling and support can lead to emotional problems.
How can veteran care services help an older relative and benefit me?
Veteran care services can provide a range of benefits for older relatives and their families. Here are some ways that veteran care services can help.
- Access to Healthcare: Veteran care services can provide access to healthcare services that older veterans may not otherwise be able to afford or have access to.
- Assistance with Daily Activities: Assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and toileting, which can help older veterans maintain their independence and quality of life.
- Meal Preparation: This can ensure that older veterans are receiving healthy and nutritious meals on a regular basis.
- Companionship: Many older veterans may experience loneliness or social isolation, and veteran care services can provide companionship and socialization to combat these issues.
- Respite Care: Caring for an older relative can be stressful, and caregiver burnout is a common issue. Veteran care services can provide respite care, giving caregivers a break to recharge and take care of their own needs.
What types of services are available through veteran care programs?
Veteran care programs provide an extensive array of services aimed at assisting eligible veterans in multiple facets of their daily lives. These programs encompass various forms of support, including help with everyday tasks such as bathing, grooming, meal preparation, and managing medications to enhance the quality of life for veterans.
Who is eligible for veteran care services?
Eligibility for veteran care services depends on the specific program or benefit sought. In general, veterans must have served in the active military, naval, or air service and received an honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions.
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