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Geriatrics and Extended Care


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Holiday Visit to Aging Parents

Your parents may be grateful for the gift of a caring conversation about aging and future plans during a holiday visit.

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Paying for Long Term Care

Sorting out how to pay for long term care can be confusing. VA is here to help.

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Advance Care Planning

A new option for Advance Care Planning is Group Visits. Share your experiences and learn from other Veterans the value of Advance Care Planning.

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Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (GEC) helps to optimize the health and well-being of Veterans with chronic conditions or life-limiting illness. GEC also serves Veterans of any age who are disabled or frail due to disease, aging or injury.