The Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham opened in 2001 and provides first-class long term care for up to 160 residents, including up to 32 Alzheimer's residents in a separate, secured unit.
Created and operated exclusively for Texas veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents, the Clyde W. Cosper home offers superior care that is Medicare and Medicaid certified.
The certified, secured Alzheimer's unit provides specialized care in beautiful surroundings. The Alzheimer's unit includes cozy visiting areas, a special activity area and a private dining room. A pleasant outdoor, secured courtyard surrounds the Alzheimer's unit for the comfort and convenience of the residents. History of the HomeThe Clyde W. Cosper State Veterans Home in Bonham was one of the first four homes built after passage of the enabling legislation in 1997.
The home is named after Army 2nd Lt. Clyde W. Cosper who gave his life to avoid crashing his B-17 bomber into an English village in November 1943 during World War II. For his actions that day, he was honored with the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal and the Purple Heart. Commissioner David Dewhurst dedicated the home on May 28, 2001.