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Modern Senior Services

HERO CARE Program

Services

Through our non-medical private care services at Modern Senior Services, we provide our clients with the opportunity to stay in the comforts of their own home as they recover, heal, or age. We respect the choice of our clients who would rather stay at home, rather than be moved to a nursing home or care facility.

Our services are personalized according to the needs and situation of every client. Moreover, we also take the time to listen to our client’s requests and we do our utmost best to meet them. Through our trained and devoted caregivers, we can provide the following services:

Cost of Services

  • RN evaluation for private care services takes about 1 hour and is done as a courtesy in the client’s home.
  • RN services for medication set up is $100 and is generally done every 3-4 weeks.
  • Caregiver services cost $19- $25/hour depending on the time of day and scope of services needed. (For example, evening and night hours cost more. If a client needs assistance that requires the caregiver to have a special skill, such as ostomy care, the hourly cost will be higher)
  • The cost of home care services varies depending on location. Typically, the client will be given at least 2 provider options to choose from and Modern Senior Services will make the arrangements once the client makes their choice.
  • The cost of transitional services or help with social/medical management is $40/hour.
  • (Transitional care services are those that help the client/family transition from one living environment to another, such as moving from a family home to an assisted living facility)
  • (Social/medical management services are those that help the client/family find appropriate resources such as attorneys, specialized physicians, community activities for seniors, and VA/private insurance benefits)

15 Years Experience Helping Veteran Families

At Veterans Home Care, we’re dedicated to helping veterans who have proudly served their country, or their surviving spouses, get the benefits they deserve.

We help you determine if you qualify for the VA Aid & Attendance.

Modern Senior Services

Pension Benefit:

  • We assist you to identify and obtain documents needed for the application.
  • We help you complete and submit the application to the VA.
  • We provide your home care right away.
  • We furnish an interest-free loan so you can pay for your home care while the VA processes your application.
  • We monitor your application’s progress and assist with responses to VA requests for additional information until your pension is approved.


Even after you receive your pension, our VetAssist® Program keeps working for you.

  • We monitor your home care, to assure that you get the services you need on a schedule that works for you.
  • We keep track of your medical expenses and help you stay in compliance with the VA, so you retain the maximum allowable pension amount.
  • We assist you to file any additional paperwork with the VA.
  • We’re always a phone call away if you have questions or concerns.

Getting the Care You Need

Veterans Home Care can provide you with assistance including:

  • Help with bathing
  • Help with dressing
  • Medication reminders
  • Transportation
  • Meal preparation
  • Transferring to and from bed
  • Personal care
  • Respite care
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Companionship
  • Additional services – including help to access other community resources to improve your quality of life.

About the VA Pension

About the Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension benefit

In 1952 Congress passed Title 38 of the United States Code, creating what we now call the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and authorizing benefits for veterans. One of these benefits is the Non-Service Connected Pension, with “Aid & Attendance.” (Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension benefit.)

Even though the pension has been around for 60 years, very few people know about it or understand how it works. Veterans Home Care has 15 years’ experience successfully helping veteran families apply for and receive the pension. Let us help you, too.

Eligibility

Do You Have the “3-Ms”?

  1. Military:  Are you a veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran who served at least 90 days on active duty, at least one day during wartime*, with an honorable discharge?  (Persian Gulf War veterans must have two years of active duty or the full period for which they were called for active duty.)
  2. Medical: Do you have a non-service-connected medical condition causing you to need assistance with activities of daily living?
  3. Money: Do you have limited income and assets? (Your home and car are exempt.)

Did you serve during one of the *VA Defined War Periods?

  • World War II: Dec 7, 1941-Dec. 31, 1946
  • Korean Conflict: June 27, 1950-Jan. 31, 1955
  • Vietnam Era: Aug. 5, 1964-May 7, 1975 For veterans who served Feb. 28, 1961-Aug 5, 1964, must have served “in country” (Vietnam).
  • Persian Gulf War: Aug 2, 1990- date to be prescribed by Presidential proclamation or law. Must have served active duty for 2 years.

You may have what it takes to be eligible for the “Aid and Attendance” benefit. If you would like to use your VA Aid and Attendance funds primarily for home care, call us today 314 -6907-100 for more details.

For a more detailed discussion regarding our services and its costs, you can Set An Appointment now or contact us at 314-690-7100.