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​​​​​​To the Home Instead Senior Care® network, enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families isn’t just about providing care services. If there’s a way we can make your life a little easier, a little less stressful, a little more manageable, we’re glad to share our resources and care expertise with you. ​​​​

Aid and Attendance Application

Aid and Attendance Application

For more than a decade our team has educated thousands of Veterans and Surviving Spouses throughout the country about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Aid and Attendance Pension. While the application has always been lengthy, it became increasingly difficult as a result of significant changes made by the VA in October 2018. The need to simplify the process for families to learn about and apply for this valuable VA benefit became evident. Many eligible families will experience a delay in the application approval because their VA forms were completed incorrectly or they failed to send in necessary documentation. Although it is possible to retain the guidance of attorneys and other consultants who provide assistance, they come at a premium. has solved this problem by creating an online technology that allows users to successfully complete the VA benefit application for a reasonable membership fee. Our e-tool allows you to complete all the necessary paperwork, attach critical supporting documents, and print the complete VA application ready to be submitted directly to the Department of Veterans Affairs to claim the benefit.

How Does It Work?

This first of its kind e-tool completes the cumbersome and time-consuming VA forms for you. First, you answer easy to understand questions in your individual account. Next, you print out the completed forms and have them signed by the Veteran and/or Spouse, a physician and their senior living community or home care provider. Lastly, you send the fully completed application to the VA.

By becoming a member you gain access to the application software as well as many other valuable resources. These resources include an extensive knowledge base, suggested templates for responding to the VA, state specific Medicaid information, free funeral assistance program and our experienced customer service team.

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​​Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Many people find that caring for an aging loved one requires some adaptation.® is a helpful place to go for resources that cover everything from self care to senior care, all with the goal of helping you manage, minimize, or prevent stress while making sure your loved one receives the best care possible.

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​​​If Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia affects someone in your family, this website is for you. You'll find a wealth of support resources, including free e-learning classes on some Alzheimer's care techniques, information about care services and an Alzheimer's respite care grant program, tips from experts and other family caregivers in a dementia support network, and much, much more. ​

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​If you're a family caregiver of an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, the risk of wandering is one of the potential behavioral symptoms that a loved one could be facing. Wandering could put that person's safety in jeopardy. To help family caregivers keep their aging loved ones safe, Home Instead Senior Care has launched a free alert system, Missing Senior NetworkSM, available at  Sign up your older adult for this service that can help locate a loved one who goes missing or becomes lost.

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