Our Veteran Advantage Program at DuPage Will Family Caring Angels. is for eligible veterans or their surviving spouses to take advantage of the federally funded VA Aid & Attendance Benefit. This covers costs for personal home care services as deemed necessary by a physician or medical professional. It is a reimbursement pension for medical expenses where In-Home Care or Home Based Personal Care can be considered a medical expense for the program beneficiaries.
Military Active Duty
Must have been on active duty for at least 90 days being one of the given days to be during a time of war
Must be recommended by a licensed medical professional for the veteran/surviving spouse to require assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, preparing meals and medication therapy compliance or management, among others
Income or Financial Capacity
Must have no greater than $40,000 in assets excluding the veteran’s home or personal properties
Please get in touch with DuPage Will Family Caring Angels. to inquire if you are eligible for this program. We will conduct the initial consultation that determines if you are eligible for the Veteran Advantage Program or if an alternative program is much better for you. Once deemed eligible for the Veteran Advantage Program, you will be entitled to receive:
- Assistance with Paperwork and filling of applications forms required to facilitate the benefits
- Immediate care available and provided right in your home: Safety Supervision, Assistance with Personal Hygiene and ADLs, Incontinence Care, Mediation Reminders, Support When Climbing Stairs, Mobility Support, etc.
Only fully developed claims are submitted to the VA in the final facilitation of your benefits. We will continue to provide you with care even after your application has been approved. Our staff will ensure that you receive continuity of care from this benefit program for the rest of your life.