Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Geriatrics and Extended Care

Quick Links

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My healthevet badge

Hospice and Palliative Care

Expand Content (accessible version)


Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice is a comfort based form of care for Veterans who have a terminal condition with 6 months or less to live.

Palliative care is a form of treatment that emphasizes comfort care but does not require the Veteran have a terminal condition.