A Department of Aging in Lamar County, Alabama operates at the state or local level to provide services that promote the health, safety, and independence of elderly people. These services can include meal delivery programs, in-home care, family caregiver support, and transportation assistance. Lamar County Departments of Aging also offer benefits assistance for aging veterans. They can connect veterans to Lamar County VA benefits, including disability compensation and pension support. Veterans qualify for the Aid and Attendance program, which provides a monthly pension for veterans who require medical assistance. Veterans can also receive pensions for permanent disabilities and receive healthcare services such as long term care, Lamar County VA medical center care, or other geriatric healthcare. Lamar County Departments of Aging can help veterans apply for and receive benefits, and they provide more information about accessing veteran benefits on their website.
Lamar County Department of Aging Vernon AL 145 Columbus Avenue Northwest, # 5 35592 205-695-0222