Regardless of the situation, all Veterans deserve to receive compassionate, quality care at the end of life. These special populations are prone to complications so it is important to be informed of their unique needs.
American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Veterans have lower incomes, lower educational attainment, and higher unemployment than Veterans of other races.
More than one-half million Americans have been captured and interned as Prisoners of War since the American Revolution.
On any given night, more than 57,000 Veterans are without shelter and lack basic healthcare.
Nearly 40% of enrolled Veterans live in areas that are considered rural, where community hospices and VA palliative care programs are not readily available.
2.0 million living Veterans are women, they’re the fastest growing group in the Veteran population. We have gathered resources and information so you may meet the needs of Women Veterans while they are in hospice and palliative care.