Aging A VA Program Can Help War Veterans Pay For Long-Term Care, But Applying For It Can Be An Ordeal By Stephanie Colombini • Feb 17, 2020 Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront The VA Aid and Attendance benefit can help some vets and spouses pay for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and home health care. But the application process is often long and complicated. To Help Keep Older Veterans In Their Homes, The VA Is Pairing Them With Volunteer Companions By Carson Frame • Dec 30, 2019 Carson Frame / American Homefront The VA pilot program places federally-backed volunteers in the homes of veterans to help with cooking, cleaning and other low-skill tasks. Medical Foster Homes Can Be An Option For Elderly Veterans, But The VA Won't Pay For Them By Carson Frame • Dec 10, 2018 Carson Frame / American Homefront For thousands of elderly veterans, long term care means living in a nursing home or institutional care setting. But some have found a much homier option. As America's Veterans Grow Older, The VA Faces A Long-Term Care Crisis By Libby Denkmann • Aug 21, 2018 Libby Denkmann / American Homefront The number of veterans in the VA healthcare system who are 70 or older is expected to grow 30 percent in the next eight years.