Welcome to the Fall issue of HSR&D's FORUM, which focuses on aging Veterans. Changes underway in modernizing VA systems and services allow investigators to look ahead to advancing how, when, and where VA health care is received; these changes will also permit investigators to measure the effectiveness of programs and models of care designed to honor Veterans' preferences in their later years.
Response to CommentaryCenter Crosses Boundaries to Promote Better Care for Aging Veterans
Feedback Reports Expected to Improve Implementation of the Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions Initiative in VA Long-term Care Settings
Study Finds More Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment Does Not Benefit Long-term Nursing Home Residents With or Without Dementia
Caregiver Survey Reveals Opportunities to Leverage Family Caregivers as a Clinical Resource
by David Atkins, MD, MPH, Director, HSR&D