Instead of increasing the number of available facilities, increase the number of Community and Home-based services.
Instead of hiring more federal employees, contract with under-employed military spouses and other veterans who offer services. Start this in the 14 areas where VA medical centers have a 1-star rating.
Draft active-duty volunteers to help create accessible environments and prepare activities in the VA medical centers. Convert the 200+ vacant VA buildings into veteran community centers.
Use respite funding and community grants for short-term stays and day services in private homes.