The Veterans Independence Program (VIP) helps you remain independent and self-sufficient in your home and your community. Depending on your circumstances and health needs, you may qualify for financial assistance.
VIP does not replace other federal, provincial or municipal programs. Instead its role is to complement existing programs to help meet your needs.
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The Veterans Affairs Canada card provides Veterans with coverage for health care service benefits. To find out if you qualify for the program visit Veterans Affairs Canada.
The Alberta Government provides multiple programs for seniors looking for financial aid. Below are links to a few different options.
Coverage through Alberta Blue Cross is available. The first step is to make sure your plan covers foot care services. If you're eligible you will pay for the service and be given a receipt that you can submit for reimbursement. To contact Alberta Blue Cross, please call 403-234-9666.
Self-managed care is an alternate method of service provision. It provides resources to directly pay for and manage personal care and home care support services. The self-managed care agreement is a legal contract between Alberta Health Services and the client or their legal representative. The agreement governs the terms and conditions of the self-managed care funding. Agreements are signed for a one-year term.
For the full details visit Alberta Health Services.
Still have more questions? Read our blog post, How to Apply for Self-Managed Care Funding for Private Adult Day Programs.
Housekeeping and yard maintenance:
Up to $1,200/per year per household for light housekeeping, grass cutting, and snow removal.
You are eligible if: