Welcome to the Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care
Geriatrics and Extended Care provides services for Veterans who are elderly and have complex needs, and Veterans of any age who need daily support and assistance. Veterans can receive care at home, at VA medical centers or in the community.
Four-Step Guide to
Shared Decision Making for
Long Term Care
- Follow the Four-Step collaborative process.
- Use the Shared Decision Making Worksheet for Veterans as a guide.
- Supplement the Worksheet with the Caregiver Self-Assessment.
Pilot Programs for Home and Community Based Care
VA has many exciting new pilot programs for home and community based care. Watch short videos that describe new programs being developed across the country.