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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Care for Veterans

Care for Aging Veterans in Jupiter FL

Home care can be crucial for people of all ages, depending on their health, physical capabilities, and a number of other factors. Veterans will often face many the same challenges that regular citizens face, but they can also be dealing with issues that developed during their time in service.

Care for Aging Veterans in Jupiter FL When a veteran requires some type of home care support, it’s a good idea to understand its benefits, what it offers, and how these veterans, especially those who are on a limited income, can afford it.

Here are three things you may not have known about home care for veterans of all ages.

First, any age veteran may need it.

It’s easy to assume home care support is only for elderly veterans, but a veteran in his 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, or any other age may require support and assistance.

Home care may be needed for short-term or long-term assistance. It could be due to the natural process of aging where a senior is suddenly having difficulty getting out of bed and moving about their house, but it can also be to support a veteran following injuries sustained in an accident or some other situation. It may also be necessary following major surgery, at least for some men or women.

Second, it can improve recovery rates.

When recovering from a medical emergency, major surgery, or injuries, it’s not always as easy to do, especially if you don’t have the right type of physical support. By relying on an experienced home care aide, veterans can improve the rate at which they recover.

Third, the Aid and Attendance Benefit can help financially.

For veterans who absolutely need home care support for one reason or another, the Aid and Attendance Benefit could be just what they need to help them pay for it.

It’s not available to all veterans, but for those who served at least 90 days active duty in one of the major branches of the United States military (two years for those who served during the Gulf War), and who served at least one day of their service during a time of active combat, such as World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, or the Gulf War, they might qualify if they can show home care support is necessary and they meet certain financial requirements.

The more people know about home care for veterans and others, the more they can help encourage friends and family that this might very well be the best thing for their future.

If you or an aging loved one are considering care for an aging veteran in Jupiter, FL, please call the caring staff at Activa Home Health Care at (561) 819-4112.  Serving Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Wellington, Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderhill, Coral Springs, Pompano Beach and surrounding communities.

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Jon Fedele

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Activa Home Health
Jon Fedele is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Activa Home Health. During the past 15 years he has owned and operated several successful healthcare companies in South Florida.
“I am passionate about our community and the people we serve”, states Mr. Fedele. “We have an obligation to take care of our seniors and allow them the dignity to age safely and independently in their own homes”.

Jon is married and has three children. He enjoys waterskiing and spending time with his family and friends.

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