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Home Care for Veterans

Home Care for Veterans

Visiting Angels
Longview, TX

Visiting Angels is a home care agency providing in-home care services to seniors who need help with everyday living tasks. Visiting Angels of Longview, TX is contracted with the Veterans Affairs Supportive Home Care program, a veterans' home care program that exists to help veterans and their surviving spouses get the care they need to retain independence and comfort in their own homes. These benefits can often cover in-home care costs in full for qualified veterans.

Visiting Angels of Longview, TX can help veterans and their families apply for VA benefits, as well as other kinds of assistance. The application process can be daunting, but with experienced help, it is much easier. They are dedicated to making sure each client receives the maximum benefits they can, and they work closely with local VA offices and other organizations to make it happen.

If you are a veteran or a surviving spouse in need of home care services, contact Visiting Angels to learn more about their Veterans Affairs Supportive Home Care program and how they can help, you free of charge.

Longview’s Veteran Care Community

In Longview we love partnering with our friends at Shreveport Vet Center, Longview VA Regional Benefit Office, VA Website for HHA and many others as we provide excellent veteran services.

Who Can Qualify for Veteran’s Home Care in Longview, TX?

The VA provides home care and health benefits to anyone who served in the U.S. military. To qualify, military veterans of any age must meet the following criteria:

  • Served in the active military, naval, or air service and were separated under any condition other than dishonorable.
  • Current and former members of the Reserves or National Guard who were called to active duty (other than for training only) by a federal order, and completed the full term for which they were called or ordered to active duty.
  • The need for home care does not need to be from service-connected disabilities.

There are several different VA health care benefits for elderly veterans who meet the eligibility requirements:

VA Aid and Attendance Benefit

The Aid and Attendance program provides financial assistance to veterans and their surviving spouses who need help with daily activities. Visiting Angels professional caregivers work with this program to provide various levels of care and personal care services to veterans of any age in our community.

To apply for the Aid and Attendance program, veterans and their surviving spouses should contact their local VA office or speak with a VA benefits counselor. The application process can be lengthy, and it's important to provide all necessary documentation to ensure a timely review of the application.

VA Homemaker and Home Health Aide Care (H/HHA) Program

The Veteran Administration Homemaker and Home Health Aide (H/HHA) program is a benefit provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that offers in-home health care services to eligible veterans. The program provides skilled care services that are medically necessary and ordered by a VA physician.

The H/HHA program is available to veterans who are enrolled in the VA healthcare system and have a clinical need for in-home care. To be eligible, veterans must have a VA physician determine that they require skilled care services, such as wound care, medication management, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other medical services.

Homemaker and home health aide care may include assistance with a wide range of daily tasks to help veterans continue living safely and independently in their own homes.

VA in-home care services:

  • Meal Preparation
  • Essential Laundry
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Light Housekeeping to Ensure a Safe and Sanitary Environment

VA home health aide services include:

  • Dressing
  • Active and Passive Exercises
  • Help with Eating
  • Assistance with Medical Equipment
  • Bathing
  • Routine Health Monitoring
  • Ambulation and Transfers
  • Toileting
  • Escorting to Necessary Appointments

The H/HHA program is available to veterans at no cost, as it is covered by the VA healthcare system. However, veterans may be responsible for a copayment for certain services, depending on their level of income and other factors.

Each of these VA programs exists to improve quality of life for those who served our country in the armed forces. VA home care programs exist to provide veterans with the care they need, in the comfort of their own homes.

Customer Review

The staff at Visiting Angels in Longview are very loving and kind. We have used the services of Visiting Angels for 5 months now and all the caregivers have been excellent with my mother-in-law. Hope is excellent with scheduling and especially with last minute requests. Very thankful for Visiting Angels!!!


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Serving Tyler, Longview and the Surrounding Areas

Visiting Angels LONGVIEW, TX
1705 Judson Rd #101B
Longview, TX 75601
Phone: 903-215-8183
Fax: 903-215-8933