Veteran-Directed Care is finally here

May 31st, 2024
Union-Sun & Journal
Independent Living of Niagara County (ILNC), and its sister agencies in Western New York, have recently contracted with the Veterans Administration Medical Centers in Buffalo and Batavia to offer another exciting choice for veterans “to call the shots” in their own home care, known as Veteran-Directed Care (VDC). A particular focus of this program is to reach the underserved rural parts of Western New York where veterans face provider shortages, geographic and distance barriers, limited broadband coverage which impairs their ability to participate in telehealth, and social determinants of health relative to rural living experiences (i.e., access to transportation, employment, etc.).
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