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Construction Underway for Northern Nevada State Veterans Home
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Construction on the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home is moving along since a ground-breaking was held last year. The 102,000 sq. ft. 96bed skilled nursing facility will feature three residential neighborhoods for veterans and spouses.

Northern Nevada State Veterans Home

Each neighborhood contains two houses, living space for 32 residents, or a total number of 96 available units. Each house is a unit consisting of eight private rooms with a living room, den, dining and country kitchen shared with another connected house.

The project also includes a Town Square or Town Hall for gathering of residents and organizations. Other amenities include a central kitchen, central laundry, three courtyards, a barbershop, beauty shop, sport bar, dining commons, commissary, conservatory, chapel, coffee/ice cream shop, physical therapy gym and meeting rooms.

The home is a skilled nursing facility with nurses, nurse aids, activities, social services, therapy services and a Medical Director. All residents will be prescreened to qualify for need of skilled nursing care. One neighborhood will be dedicated to memory care.

Northern Nevada State Veterans Home

To be eligible, applicants must be a veteran, spouse of a veteran or Gold Star Parent. The VA requires that at least 75 percent of the residents are veterans and no more than 25 percent are spouses or Gold Star Parents. The projected opening date for the veterans home is early spring of 2019. A ribbon cutting is planned for November/December 2018. Inquiries can be directed to the Nevada Department of Veterans Services, 6630 S. McCarran Blvd., Ste. 203, Reno,