Care for Aging Veterans in Moorestown NJ
Most of us thoroughly understand how important it is to take care of military service members and veterans. When veterans are injured or disabled during combat, some may find it difficult to get the proper care and support they need once they return home. For veterans, as they get older, they may also face several challenges in taking care of themselves.
Veterans certainly deserve proper care and support, even if that means having access to home care services. If they are on a limited or fixed income, such as a disability pension, their mortgage, rent, or other expenses may eat up almost all of it.
If that’s the case, they might find it difficult to stay safe, active, or actively engaged in the life they want to live. Below are three great reasons why veterans of all ages deserve more than what they might be getting at the moment when they’re injured or disabled.
Reason #1: They served this country.
Not everyone has the opportunity to serve their country. These veterans, men and women alike, did. Some may have been drafted, such as during the Vietnam War. Others may have enlisted because they wanted to protect freedom for people in this country and around the world.
Whatever their motivation, they did sacrifice time from their life to serve, whether it was a couple of years or more. They deserve to have proper care and support at home when needed.
Reason #2: Their income may be limited.
A military servicemember’s salary is nothing to brag about. Unfortunately, the government hasn’t seemed to care about improving salaries and opportunities for some servicemembers.
If they are injured and disabled, their pension may be paltry, at best. This can make it extremely difficult for them to get by with basic living expenses, without even considering the opportunity to pay for home care aides or other services.
Reason #3: They were willing to sacrifice all.
It’s not just that they sacrificed some time from their life to serve their country, when they enlisted; they were willing to give their life for their country, for fellow servicemembers and for people they would never meet.
These are just a few great reasons why veterans of all ages deserve a little bit more when they need extra care. That’s why there is the Aid and Attendance Benefit, which can help those veterans who need some type of home care support services.
It’s a good idea to look into this or other pensions when a veteran needs extra care at home and may not be able to pay for it themselves.
If you or an aging loved one are considering home care in Moorestown, NJ, please contact the caring staff at TLC HomeCare Services today at 856-234-8700
Kelly C. McCabe is the co-owner of TLC HomeCare Services.In addition to management, marketing and sales, staffing and recruiting, Kelly holds her New Jersey producer’s license in Health and Life insurance and isalso a New Jersey Certified Home Health Aide.Kelly is the proud mother of two daughters and is a resident of Moorestown, NJ.