Veterans’ Care Services in Lexington and Throughout Central KY
Comfort Keepers of Central Kentucky is honored to serve our Nation’s Veterans during their time of need
Veterans and their surviving spouses may qualify for Veterans Administration (VA) benefits. These benefits cover some of the costs of in home care services and care-related transportation. If a veteran served at least ninety days of active duty, one day of which was during a period of war, he or she and his or her spouse may be eligible for the VA’s non-service connected disability pension or Aid and Attendance benefits.
- You or your spouse qualifies for VA benefits if you meet one or more of the following criteria.
- You served 90 consecutive days of active military duty – with at least one of those days during a U.S. declared war
- You meet financial criteria (You have exhausted your personal savings and/or the value of your assets to pay for in-home and/or extended care)
- You or your spouse has a documented physical need for non-medical in-home care services
Documentation You Will Need
In order to be considered eligible for VA benefits, you will need to present proper documentation to a VA officer or to the representative who is inquiring with the VA on your behalf.
We will be happy to help you acquire the proper paperwork to apply for VA benefits. If you are unable to complete the VA paperwork packet, we will help you find an organization that will assist you.
You will need documents that verify the legitimacy of your benefits claims. These may include one or more of the following.
- Original Discharge Certificate (DD214 Form)
- Marriage Certificate and/or Divorce Papers from ANY Prior Marriage(s) (if applicable)
- Death Certificate of Veteran (if applicable)
- Social Security Numbers for the Veteran and Spouse (if applicable)
- Personal Finance Records and related Documents
Services That VA Benefits May Cover
VA benefits cover some of the costs of in home health care services, care-related transportation, and other long-term care services. These services help with managing everyday tasks and illnesses, are provided during periods in which someone is not able to perform everyday tasks themselves, and can be provided in a variety of settings, including one’s home, community sites, residential settings, and nursing homes.
These services may include support for family members or other caregivers who help people who are ill or disabled.
These services may include one or more of the following.
- Homemaker Services
- Personal Care Services
- In-Home Respite Care Services
- Geriatric Evaluation to assess care needs and develop a care plan
- Skilled Home Health Care
How We Can Help
If you think you qualify to receive VA benefits through the VA Program that will help cover the costs of in-home and other extended care services or if you would like additional information, please Contact Us or Call Us at (859) 224-1124.
If you would like help communicating with the VA in order to determine your eligibility or if you would like help completing and submitting the proper paperwork for your application, we will help you or direct you to an organization that will provide the assistance you need.