Veterans' Resources

The Hospice-Veteran Partnership of Iowa (HVP), in conjunction with the national HVP initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, is working to ensure Iowa's veterans have access to quality end-of-life care. The group meets in person and via conference call to discuss issues relevant to serving veterans at end-of-life. To join the Hospice-Veteran Partnership of Iowa email list serve, or to receive more information on future meetings, please contact Emily Fredericksen.

  We Honor Veterans Website
We Honor Veterans is a collboration between the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We Honor Veterans invites hospices, state hospice organizations, Hospice-Veteran Partnerships and VA facilities to join a pioneering program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment. By recognizing the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families, community providers, in partnership with VA staff, will learn how to accompany and guide them through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending.
  Partnership Agreeement
We Honor Veterans (www.WeHonorVeterans.org) is a national hospice provider awareness campaign conducted by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). NHPCO is actively supporting the campaign and providing resources for hospice to participate.

Hospices can join the We Honor Veterans Campaign by signing and submitting the Partner Commitment form found at www.WeHonor.Veteran.org. The website also provides community hospices, Hospice Veteran Partnerships and VA programs with tools and resources that encourage them to:
  • Commit to honoring Veterans at the end of life
  • Assess their current ability to serve Veterans
  • Learn more about caring for Veterans
  • Find resources to support Veterans at the end of life
  • Provide veteran-centric education for staff
  • Measure Quality and Outcomes