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Veteran Benefits for Live in Assistance in Whittier

Elderly Veteran Benefits Aid with Cost of Living

As an Elderly or Senior U.S. Veteran or spouse of a Veteran, you know how expensive daily living can be, especially when you have medical expenses and payments to make. Whether you served during World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, or Gulf War, you may be eligible for monetary compensation from the Veteran Administration for your service to the country.

Elder Veterans may face more financial burden in old age because of low income from sacrificing a college education for providing dutiful service to their country. The Veteran Administration can provide two monetary payments to Elderly Veterans – Veterans’ Pension and the Aid and Attendance benefit that are offered to low-income Elder Veterans.

Whether you need an additional source of income to pay for recurring medical expenses or the services of an in-home caregiver, qualifying for one or both of the VA’s benefits can be a godsend. At A-1 Home Care, we provide consulting services for Elder and Senior Veterans or their spouses to see if they qualify for VA financial assistance, estimate how much monetary assistance they are eligible for, or help with any part of the application process.

Veterans Pension and Aid & Attendance Minimum Requirements:

  • Served at least 90 days of active duty with at least one day during a wartime period.
  • 65 years old or older OR totally/permanently disabled.
  • Countable income less unreimbursed medical expenses must be lower than the Maximum Annual Pension Rate set by Congress.
  • For A&A, must meet minimum requirements of basic pension and send a physician’s report to the VA regional office that proves that you require the assistance of another person for basic activities of daily living.

Best Home Care Assistance in Los Angeles County

A-1 Home Care is a Licensed Bonded and Insured non-medical homecare agency that has been a care provider in Whittier, CA since 1991 with an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Shield Accreditation, and memberships with the National Care Planning Council and Chamber of Commerce of Torrance, Santa Fe Springs, and Pasadena.

We specialize in Elder Care services ranging from Companionship and Personal Care to advanced services such as After Surgery Care, Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Hospice Care, Bipolar Care, Incontinence Care, Post Stroke Care, Heart Attack Care, Multiple Sclerosis Care, Lou Gehrig’s Disease Care, Brain Injury & Tumor Care, and Kidney Disease & Tumor Care.

All of our caregivers, nurse aides companions, and home helpers must have at least 2 years of prior at home caregiving experience, verifiable professional references, a National Background Check/DMV Check, Tuberculosis testing, Malpractice/Liability insurance, First Aid/CPR training, and a personal interview with our office staff.


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