If you are a primary caregiver for a veteran and your company doesn’t offer an Eldercare Employee Benefit at work, you may feel alone. There is a program called, “Homemaker/Home Health Aide” that is offered through the Veteran Administration (VA). This program provides care services in the home through approved agencies. A registered nurse will go in and do an initial assessment and work with a trained home health aide to provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) for the veteran. Here are some examples of the services that they provide:
Have you looked at a government website lately? Wow, are they hard to navigate. If you don’t know exactly what you are looking for, you’re going to have a hard time finding it. Calling the government and finding answers is even harder. Veterans find this very frustrating.
Topics: VA Aid and Attendance Benefits