Elderly Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans.
VA benefits include: disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and burial.
See the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs page for an overview of the benefits available to all Veterans.
VA Health Care for Elderly Veterans
Geriatrics is health care for elderly Veterans with complex needs. Extended care – also known as long term care – is a program for Veterans of all ages who need the daily support and assistance of another individual. Elderly Veterans can receive geriatric and long term care programs at home, at VA medical centers, or in the community.