Geriatric Care Managers in San Diego and VA Benefits

Geriatric Care Managers in San Diego Can Help Veterans Get Assistance

For many years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been struggling to make the most of its mission. Our nation desires and works hard to make sure that our servicemen and women get the help they need, especially during their later years. But recent studies show that a large number of veterans are unaware of the benefits they could be enjoying. Geriatric care managers in San Diego can help the families of veterans find out what help is available and how to make the best use of it.

Health Benefits

You don’t have to be wounded on the battlefield to receive health benefits as a veteran. Many seniors who served in the military during the Korean or Vietnam wars never bothered to look into their veterans benefits because they didn’t need them when they got home. But these health benefits can provide a huge amount of relief for aging veterans with quickly increasing medical costs. A conversation with a care manager in San Diego County could be the solution to your veteran’s medical needs.

Other Benefits

The government offers veterans other benefits as well, in areas such as education, life insurance, and loan assistance. If you are unfamiliar with these benefits, you might be missing out on important assistance for your loved ones. Recent studies show that older veterans are less likely to know about benefits than younger veterans, so you shouldn’t depend on your loved one for information. Talk to an expert to find out exactly what help is waiting.

Why You Need a Care Manager in San Diego County

Why is there such a disconnect between the amount of help available and the number of veterans that make use of it? In the past, veterans have complained that it was simply too difficult to get help through the VA. The red tape was too extensive, and it was easier to simply get help by other means. The VA has made a huge effort to solve those problems in the last few years, however, making it easier than ever for our aging heroes to be treated with the care they deserve.

 

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Tim Colling

Tim Colling is the founder and President of A Servant's Heart In-Home Care, which provided in-home caregiving services in San Diego County, and also of A Servant's Heart Geriatric Care Management, which provided
professional geriatric care management services and long term care placement services in San Diego County. Tim has more than 30 years of experience in management in a variety of industries. He held a Certified Care Manager credential from the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. Tim is also a Certified Public Accountant (retired), and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from California State University at San Diego. In addition to writing blog posts here for the Servant’s Heart blog, Tim also is a regular contributor to HealthLine.com and to FamilyAffaires.com as well as blogs of other eldercare services provider companies. Finally, Tim is also the president of A Servant's Heart Web Design and Marketing, which provides home care marketing as well as website design and online marketing for those who serve the elderly and their families.

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