Aging is part and parcel of our lives. All people will be able to experience aging. It is just a matter of time. Those who were before us like our parents will age first. Now maybe you have parents who have already reached their senior years. Is one of them a veteran? Do you think that this father of yours would benefit more from having home care because he is increasingly in need of assistance in daily living? Or maybe your veteran dad died already and you have your mom who is the one needs more assistance now? If you happen to be in any of this situation then reading further the article can help you greatly.
This thing that can help your parent greatly is to get VA pension to subsidize the home care that is needed already by your parent. Well that is one great thing about the veteran pension. If you have a dad that is in more need of home care now because of an illness or condition he developed then this will certainly help tide over the expenses for that. Now a surviving spouse who is also need already of home care will be able to use it.
Now if you have a veteran parent who is in need of home care how do you then file a claim so that you can get the funds for this subsized? The first thing that you would need to do is to look for the criteria and check if your veteran parent meets all the criteria. You can easily look for the criteria that needs to be met on the internet. There you will find that for a veteran to be able to quality he must have served in active duty for at least ninety days. And among these ninety days, one of it must be in actual war. They must have served at least one day in active duty in actual war during Persian Gulf War, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War and World War II. These are just some of the basic criteria that a veteran must meet in order to qualify.
After that what you have to do then is to find the documents that will serve as proof of your parents participation in any of the war that is included in the list. Photocopies of this documents are needed when you are going to apply for a claim. Now what can help you in making this claim is in looking for a firm that specifically does this task. When you search online you can find it there. You need to look at their website so that you can see how you can go about it the process. There you will see the outline of steps that will make is easy for you to apply.
Now once you are ready with your documents then you need to submit to the firm the documents and they will take care of the rest.