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Governor Cuomo Announces New Pilot Program to Help Veterans in Nursing Facilities with Receiving their Benefits

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new pilot program to help connect veterans in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities with benefits, programs, and services earned as a result of their military service. For the first time in its 70-year history, the New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs will hire Veterans Benefits Advisors to exclusively assist Veterans in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, including the Veterans Homes operated by the New York State Department of Health and the State University of New York.

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