- 24 Hour Home Care
- Long Term Care
- Bathing & Grooming
- Companion Care
- Core Home Care Services
- Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Care
- Diet & Nutrition
- End of Life Care
- Interactive Caregiving™
- Home Health Care
- Parkinson's Disease and ALS Care
- Private Duty Nursing
- Respite Care
- Transitioning Home
- Veterans Care
At Home Care Assistance for Veterans in Cape Girardeau, MO
Comfort Keepers of Cape Girardeau, MO Is Honored to Serve Our Nation’s Veterans with Top-Rate At Home Care Assistance Programs
At Comfort Keepers of Cape Girardeau, MO, we are honored to provide at home care assistance for veterans who served our nation and preserved our way life. We have partnered with the American Veterans Care Connection (AVCC) and the Veterans Care Coordination (VCC) both located in St. Louis, MO in order to better serve the veteran’s in our community. We also work with the local VA clinics and VA Hospitals in providing services to Veterans that qualify through the VA Homemaker Program. This working relationship allows us to both provide service and make sure that our clients can access the different benefit programs available to them.
Owner Sherry James opened the Comfort Keepers office in Cape Girardeau, MO after caring for her grandparents. Her grandfather was a veteran, and after he passed away from Alzheimer’s disease she cared for her grandmother. Sherry was busy caring for a family of her own and had she known about the Aid and Attendance Benefit for spouses of Veterans, the role of family caregiver would have been a lot less stressful. It is Sherry’s mission with Comfort Keepers to help people remain in their own homes with excellent one on one at home care assistance. We encourage all veterans to take full advantage of this benefit.
Our Services for Veterans in Southeast Missouri
Comfort Keepers of Cape Girardeau, MO provides a wide range of services for seniors and other adults. Veterans may be able to receive a subsidy through the government to cover them if they meet specific qualifications. We provide you with the information you need to avoid potential pension claim delays. Once you become an approved participant in a Veteran's Affairs program, Comfort Keepers will provide the quality home and companionship care that you deserve. Veteran care programs for which you may qualify include: Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefit Program, and the Homemaker/Home Health Aide Program.
If you or your spouse served ninety consecutive days of active military duty – at least one of those days during a U.S. declared war – you may qualify or be partially qualified. Other qualifications include specific financial criteria and a documented physical need for at home care assistance.
To begin the application process, you will need:
- Original discharge certificate
- Marriage certificate (divorce papers from any prior marriages, if applicable)
- Death certificate of veteran (if applicable)
- Social Security numbers for the veteran and spouse
A 15-minute call is often all it takes. If you or your loved one has a question about Veterans benefits regarding at home care assistance, please give us a call at (573) 208-4188 or Contact Us. If you need more assistance, we will direct you to the AVCC or the VCC and they will provide you with the information you need to take advantage of the benefits that you deserve.
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