Aging is something that is a natural part of anyone’s life. All of us will age. There is just the difference in time of experiencing it because we are born at different times. Since our parents were born ahead of us then they will be the first ones to experience aging. Maybe your parents are already in their senior years. Is your dad a war veteran? Do you think that it is now necessary to have home care for your war veteran dad? Or has your dad passed away and you are left with a mom who is increasingly in need of home care assistance now? If you happen to be in any of this situation then reading further the article can help you greatly.
One of the things that can help you greatly with this situation is getting VA pension to be used for home care. Well that is one great thing about the veteran pension. If your veteran dad is in need of special care at home due to his illness or condition then this can help greatly with the home care expenses. 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? Well what you need to do is to make sure first if they qualify. On the internet you will be able to find what these criteria are. 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 should have served in any of these wars: World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War and Persian Gulf War. These are just a few of the criteria and there are more of it that you can easily find online.
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. To help you become successful in your claim you can look for a group that helps veterans do this. You can find one on the internet. You need to look at their website so that you can see how you can go about it the process. There you will see how you can make your application with them and the documents that you need to submit in order to make your claim.
When you are ready with all the necessary documents all you have to do then is to submit it to them and they will be the one to file the application for you.