Resources for Aging Veterans
We support our Veterans. We can help them face aging, disability, and illness. And we value their preferences, independence, and well-being in the process.
Shared decision making
We encourage Veterans to be aware of their needs, preferences, and options in their health care. They can take the lead in making these health-related plans and decisions.
Learn more about shared decision making by clicking here.
Long term services and supports
Long Term Services and Supports are provided over a long period of time. They can help Veterans who are chronically ill or disabled stay as independent as possible.
Services can be given in many settings, such as:
We encourage Veterans to learn about and use these services if they need them. Click here to learn more.
Home and community based care options
To learn more about home and community based care options, click here.
Residential care options
To learn more about residential care options, click here.
Nursing home care options
Community Living Center
Community Nursing Home
State Veterans Home
To learn more about nursing home care options, click here.
Well-being is the combination of mental health, physical health, and spiritual health. It is also called mind, body, and spirit. Find programs and resources for each of the 8 parts of well-being:
Nurture Your Spirit
Learn more about well-being by clicking here.
Paying for long term care
You may be able to pay for long term care services through VA, Federal and State programs (Medicare and Medicaid), and through insurance or your private funds. Learn about these programs by clicking here.
Locate services and resources
Find links to websites that can help you locate and learn more about VA hospitals and clinics, long term services and supports, well-being programs, caregiver support, and more. Click here to learn more.