Veterans & Their Needs
America’s hospice professionals are on a mission to learn how to serve Veterans through the challenges they may be facing from illness, isolation or traumatic life experience.
The first step to providing quality end of life care to our nation’s Veterans is to learn more about their unique needs by becoming familiar with military culture.
Veterans Needs by War or Trauma
All wars are different and provide unique experiences and sometimes complications to the Veterans who served in them. This section provides information about the various wars and associated health risks.
Veterans Needs by Specific Populations
Too many of our nation’s Veterans live with complicating factors such as homelessness, substance abuse, PTSD and more. This section provides additional information about special populations of Veterans that are underserved or at high risk.
Video source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Applying for VA benefits
Indiana Department of Veterans’ Affairs
VA Advance Directive
For a veterans caregiver