Veteran’s Day (November 11, 2010) & The Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit
11/04/2010

“Right at Home of Patchogue, NY is committed to meeting the needs of those we serve to improve their quality of life. As part of our commitment, we want to make Veterans and their families are aware of this little known benefit available that can help them pay for care services,” said Lilleth Acevedo, Director and President of Right at Home – Patchogue, NY .

Online PR News – 04-November-2010 – – WHAT: Right at Home - http://www.sclongisland.rightathome.com, a private duty home care agency, wants to make sure our nation’s Veterans are aware of an important benefits for which they may qualify.
The Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit is a benefit paid in addition to monthly pension. Benefits are available for Veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in bathing, dressing, meal preparation, medication monitoring or other various activities of daily living. This benefit is available to individuals who reside in assisted living communities, personal care homes, skilled nursing facilities and those receiving personal in-home care.

WHO: Any War Veteran with 90 days of active duty with at least one day during active War time (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf). A surviving spouse of a War Veteran may be eligible if he/she remained married to the Veteran until his/her time of death and has not remarried. The individual must also meet medical, service and financial qualifications.

WHY: “Right at Home of Patchogue, NY is committed to meeting the needs of those we serve to improve their quality of life. As part of our commitment, we want to make Veterans and their families are aware of this little known benefit available that can help them pay for care services,” said Lilleth Acevedo, Director and President of Right at Home – Patchogue, NY. “A veteran may be eligible for up to $19,728 a year, a Veteran with a dependent spouse may be eligible for up to $23,388 per year, a surviving spouse of a veteran may be eligible for up to $12,672 a year and two veterans married to each other may be eligible for up to $30,480 a year. Right at Home wants to connect Veterans with the people that can help Veterans qualify for these benefits.

WHEN: November 11, 2010 is Veteran’s Day. If you want to learn more about the Aid & Attendance Benefit, call us at: 631- 207 –2626. They can get you in touch with the appropriate accredited claims agent to help you determine your eligibility and guide you through the process to help expedite your claim.

About Right at Home®
Right at Home® offers in-home care and personal care assistance to seniors and disabled adults who want to continue to live independently. Right at Home directly employs all caregiving staff, each of whom are thoroughly screened, trained, bonded and insured prior to their entering a client's home. All ongoing care is monitored and supervised by local independent Right at Home franchisees. For more information on Right at Home, visit the company's Web site at www.rightathome.net. To read the Right at Home caregiving blog, visit http://www.rightathome.net/seniorhomecare. To sign up for Right at Home's free adult caregiving e-newsletter, Caring Right at Home, please go to www.caringnews.com.