VA Expands Services for Senior Veterans
Last updated 2/22/2022 at 2:52pm
Services for senior veterans have been expanded, including home-based primary care, veteran-directed care and medical foster homes. The plan is to make these services -- 75 home-based primary care teams, 58 medical foster homes and 70 veteran-directed care programs -- available at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers in the next few years.
The purpose of these programs is to allow senior veterans to either delay going into a nursing home and select the care environment that they prefer, or to age in place at home. What they've discovered is that veterans who use these services...