Veterans Frequently Asked Questions | Hospice Care for Veterans

Frequently Asked Questions for Veterans and Families

Did You Know?

More than 1,800 Veterans die every single day. This represents one-quarter of all deaths in America each year.
More than 600,000 Veterans are expected to die each year, for the next ten years.
Only about 15% of Veterans receive their care through the VA health system.
Veterans, just like the majority of the population prefer to die at home; only 4% of Veteran deaths occur in a VA facility.
Frequently-Asked-Questions-for Veterans

Veterans can receive care from Heart ‘n Home and the VA at the same time. A VA doctor can refer a Veteran to a hospice or hospice can refer to the VA. Then Heart ‘n Home and the VA staff work together on the Veteran’s end-of-life care.