an agency of the United States government mandated in 1930 to deliver the laws supplying benefits and other services to veterans, and their beneficiaries and dependents. Its goal is to service United States veterans and their families with sympathy and care; to be their primary advocate in guaranteeing they receive heath care services, benefits, social reinforcements, and lasting memorials; and to encourage the health, wellbeing, and dignity of all veterans with acknowledgement of their service to the country.

US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA): "The US Department of Veteran's Affairs houses and cares for a numerous amount of veterans each year who are unable to care for themselves living alone."
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