Veteran Services

Veteran Care

If you or a loved one is a Veteran and is looking for in-home care, you may be eligible to receive a variety of services through the Veteran’s Administration (VA). Care may include skilled nursing, respite care, homemaking, home health aide, physical therapy or occupational therapy using VA Benefits.

CareAparent is a community provider contracted through the Veteran’s Administration and can provide Veteran Care through a referral process from you or your loved one’s primary Care Physician.

Contact CareAparent today for information about the enrollment and establishment process. The services listed below can be used in combinations with other Home and Community Based Services.

Skilled Care

… that can be provided to Veterans in the home. This is for Veterans who need skilled services such as skilled nursing, case management, physical therapy, and occupational therapy.

Respite Service

… to come to a Veteran’s home or for a Veteran to go to an adult day care program while their primary family caregiver takes a break or runs errands. Home respite is available for 6 hours at a time.

The service is for Veterans who need help with activities of daily living. Examples include help with bathing, dressing, or fixing meals. This is also for Veterans who are isolated or their caregiver is experiencing burden.

Homemaker and Home Health Aide

… who can come to a Veteran’s home and help the Veteran take care of themselves and their daily activities. Homemakers and Home Health Aides are not nurses, but they are supervised by a registered nurse who will help assess the Veteran’s daily living needs.

This service is for Veterans who need skilled services, case management and help with activities of daily living. Examples include help with bathing, dressing, or fixing meals. This is also for Veterans who are isolated, or their caregiver is experiencing burden.

Veterans Crisis Line Website

… and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

CareAparent Quick Links

Click here to learn more about Advance Care Planning. 

Click here to learn what Veterans need to know about COVID-19 .

Click here to access tips and tools to help each Veteran manage their health.

Click here to learn how to request an identification card.

Veterans Linkage Line (LinkVet) is a toll-free customer service line and website with live chat. It is staffed by specialists trained by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. LinkVet can help callers with all veterans benefits, both state and federal. Call 1-888- LinkVet (546-5838) or visit the website for assistance. Find out more here.

Wounded Warrior Project provides free programs and services to veterans to fill in the gaps of government programs, services, and benefits. For more information visit their website here.

DAV MN assists veterans in applying for and obtaining benefits from available programs, including VA disability compensation, rehabilitation programs, education programs, pensions, death benefits, and employment and training programs. Contact DAV by calling 1-888- 317-2291 or visit their website here.