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3 Places to Turn for Help When Aging Veterans Need Care at Home

Care for Aging Veterans in Charlotte NC

Care for Aging Veterans in Charlotte NCAs people get older they might require some extra help with various tasks throughout the day. Elderly veterans are no different, and a home care aide can be a great asset.

Some people may understand how valuable home care support can be, but they might not realize where they can turn for help. Some veterans may qualify for specific pensions through the VA that can help pay for home care support. But again, some of these veterans may not know where they can turn for assistance.

Turning to the VA may very well lead to dead ends and a lot of frustration. It could take days, weeks, or even months to get a hold of somebody at the VA and still, then, the elderly veteran might not find any reasonable answers to their questions. So where can they turn?

Below are three places to consider looking into for assistance when any aging veteran requires some type of home care support and is looking for financial assistance to help pay for it.

  1. Home care agencies.

A home care agency that has prior experience supporting elderly veterans would be a great place to start. These agencies and the administrative staff working for them can help the veteran understand not just the value of home care aides and other services they offer, but can assist them in determining which pension programs they might qualify for through the VA.

They may even be able to help the veteran fill out the application and submit it, such as for the Aid and Attendance Benefit.

  1. Nonprofit organizations.

There are many nonprofit organizations all across the country that provide different types of support for veterans of all ages. Some of these nonprofit organizations may be able to offer information and assistance in filling out and filing an application for Aid and Attendance as well as Housebound benefits.

  1. Family.

An elderly veteran who may not be savvy with the Internet or computer devices or is having a roadblock trying to find support through the VA might want to turn to family as well. These family members can certainly provide help in making phone calls, checking information online, and planning other resources available.

These family members may also be able to contact a home care agency in the area to determine availability, the services they offer, and see if that agency would be able to help this elderly veteran with their application or other specific needs.

If you or an aging loved one are considering home care in Charlotte, NC please contact the caring staff at BlueDot Cares. 704-586-9248

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Kevin Bilderback

Owner at BlueDot Cares
Kevin Bilderback, CEO and President of the BlueDot family of companies, founded BlueDot’s first healthcare company, BlueDot Medical, in 2002.Since then, BlueDot has become one of the fastest growing companies in America and has made Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing companies five times (http://www.inc.com/profile/bluedot-medical).Kevin attributes the growth to hiring amazing people who provide great care and inspire independence in the home.

Kevin’s passion to inspire independence has helped over 40,000 local families regain independence in the home.It was through helping these families that Kevin identified a gaping hole in the health care sector.People want to recover and age at home and current in-home care options make it hard and inefficient to do so.Families have to piece together providers for the needs of their loved ones.

Kevin founded BlueDot Cares to fix this challenge for families.BlueDot’s family of companies provides a synergy of care allowing loved ones to recover or age where they want to – at home.Families can feel comfort that their loved ones not only have the most supportive and best caregivers; but also, they will have the equipment they need to remain safe at home.

BlueDot has grown over the years because Kevin truly cares, the employees care, the referring physicians care, the current clients that refer friends and family to BlueDot CARE!BlueDot is part of the community and is honored to show the community that BlueDot cares through a corporate initiative.For every new BlueDot Cares client, a bed will be purchased for a child in need in the community.

BlueDot cares and will inspire in more ways than one!

For more information on Kevin and BlueDot, please visit his LinkedIn Page (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-bilderback-1bb3326)

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