Caring Companions is proud to provide care for our nation's heroes.
Once you become an approved participant in a Veteran's Affairs program, Caring Companions will provide the quality home care and companionship our veterans deserve. There are several veteran in-home care programs for which an individual may qualify, we want to make sure you have explored your options:
Improved Pension Benefit Program
- Aid and Attendance Allowance
- Housebound Allowance
Homemaker/Home Health Aide Program
In-Home Respite Program
If you or your spouse served 90 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 documented physical need for in-home care.
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
How to Apply
The specific VA benefit or program web page will provide tailored information about how to apply for a particular benefit or program. Generally, Servicemembers, Veterans, and families can apply for VA benefits using one of the methods below.
Apply online using eBenefits, OR
Work with an accredited representative or agent, OR
Go to a VA regional office and have a VA employee assist you. You can find your regional office on our Facility Locator page.
For any additional information, call Caring Companions Senior Home Care at (417) 234-8494.