Planning for the Future: A Personal View

Cowell, Fred
June 2009
PN;Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p34
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses the benefits of assistance and support in prolonging the ability of disabled persons to live independently. The author states that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers services that are designed to meet the needs of aging veterans. Meanwhile, VA's Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is designed to serve veterans having complex chronic conditions and provides comprehensive medical care.


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