VA benefits provide for a range of long-term care services which include nursing home care, domiciliary care, adult day health care, geriatric evaluation, and respite care. Veterans with service-connected disabilities receive priority for all VA health care services. Long-term care services are provided at VA medical centers throughout the state. For more information about long-term care at the VA, call 1-877-222-8387. Find a VA facility near you or use the VA Facilities Locator.
Massachusetts Soldiers' Homes
Massachusetts Soldiers' Homes provide a variety of health services to veterans such as acute hospital care, domiciliary care, long-term care, physical and occupational therapy, laboratory and radiology services, an outpatient department, and a social services department. There are two state Soldiers' Homes, one in Chelsea, the other in Holyoke. For information on eligibility and admission, at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, call (413) 532-9475, ext. 136; or call Chelsea Soldiers' Home at (617) 884-5660.