Veterans Home Care LLC is pleased to announce that Sue Ellen Engelman has joined Veterans Home Care NYJ as a Field Representative, serving Northeastern Pennsylvania. In her new role, Engelman will work with home care agencies and clients to help provide assistance with activities of daily living. This expansion into Pennsylvania is a first for Veterans Home Care.
“Sue Ellen will help us expand our services into Pennsylvania communities that sorely need our help, including Luzerne County” commented Evan Kaltman, Veterans Home Care NYJ Managing Partner. “There are thousands of older wartime veterans and their surviving spouses in the area, many of whom we know we can help. This is a great opportunity for these seniors, for area home care agencies, and for Veterans Home Care.”
As Field Representative, Engelman will identify new clients who may benefit from access to home care covered by a little-known Department of Veterans Affairs benefit known as “Aid and Attendance.” The benefit pays for assistance with activities of daily living for qualifying wartime veterans or their surviving spouses. The hours of home care covered by the pension often mean that a veteran is able to continue living at home instead of having to move to a skilled nursing facility.
Veterans Home Care, a woman-owned business headquartered in St. Louis, was founded in 2003 to help veterans and their surviving spouses who qualify, apply for the “Aid & Attendance” benefit.
The company also provides home care, assigns attendant care workers and follows up to assure that the veteran remains in compliance with VA guidelines to continue receiving the pension. Veterans Home Care furnishes a zero-interest loan for the cost of home care until the application is approved and VA reimbursements begin.