01/08/2013 - Almost half of our nation’s Veterans are over 65.
VA is working to meet their needs by providing information for Veterans and caregivers about long term care services and settings. We are also providing decision aids that help with making plans for long term care now and in the future.
All of this information is available online in the Guide to Long Term Care, which provides descriptions of Home and Community Based Services as well as Nursing Homes and Residential Setting options.
Using home and community based services allows Veterans to remain independent and in their own homes. Some Veterans may be able to receive more than one service at a time. And, some of the services are available in residential care settings.
Home and community based services include: read more>>>