CareMate Wellness Solutions proudly provides comprehensive direct care services to our Veterans who need them. We are a licensed and well vetted home care and home health service agency. The Homemaker and Home Health Aide Program is designed to help a Veteran with personal care needs. Your local VA medical center can help arrange for a home health aide who will come to your home on a regular schedule to assist you with improving your health & wellness outcomes. Below are resources to help take advantage of the benefits your pension may offer.
VA Aide & Attendance or Housebound Benefit
Provides monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors.
How Do You Qualify?
You may be eligible for this benefit if you’re a VA pension and you meet at least one of these requirements.
What are the differences between a Homemaker and Home Health Aide?
A homemaker is a care giver/ companion that assists with light duty tasks where no physical contact is necessary majority the time. A homemaker also helps to reduce loneliness and social isolation which is a leading risk for dementia and other serious medical conditions. According to the CDC, social isolation is associated with about 50% increased risk of dementia and higher risks of depression, anxiety, and suicide. Duties your care attendant may assist with are:
Home Health Aid:
A home health aid is a licensed or certified care attendant that can assist with tasks that are documented and goes into a patient’s permanent health record.
How to know which service is needed?
Use the form below from va.gov to find out which services best fit your needs.
How to get benefits?
Veteranaid.org is a valuable resource free to veterans and their surviving spouses. Use the link below to check the qualifications and
Sign up by contacting your local Veteran Satellite Office:
VA Regional Benefit Satellite Office at Arlington
1600 E. Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, Texas 76010
VA Regional Benefit Satellite Office at Fort Worth VA Clinic
2201 SE Loop 820
Fort Worth, Texas 76119