Where Does Nutrition Fit in Healthcare?
21 May 2013
VA Nutritional Study Design (VANS-D) Project
We’re seeking ways to prevent the onset of diabetes, to reverse its progress, and to one day offer Veterans hope of eliminating the disease permanently.
Spring is Home Buying Season
15 May 2013
Communications specialist with the Veterans Benefits Administration
It’s finally spring – a time for spring cleaning, dusting off those softball cleats and for some, looking for a new place to call home.
Celebrating One Year of VRAP
By Curtis Coy
15 May 2013
VA Deputy Undersecretary for Economic Opportunity
One year ago today, the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, a program that offers a renewed opportunity for education/training and job assistance to unemployed Veterans, started accepting applications.
Every Body, Every Day: How to Get Fit
9 May 2013
Dietetic Intern at the Memphis VA Medical Center
How many times in one week do we hear about exercising? Eating right? Losing weight? Keeping our heart healthy?
Separate System Ensures Wounded Troops Receive Disability Benefits Quickly
9 May 2013
Director of the Office of Corporate Communications at the Veterans Benefits Administration
The backlog of disability claims for Veterans is getting a lot of media coverage, and everyone throughout the Department of Veterans Affairs, from the Secretary on down, has acknowledged that this is an urgent problem they are working to fix.
Updating Your Insurance Beneficiary Can Bring Peace of Mind
By Dave Roesner
7 May 2013
Chief, VA’s insurance claims division
Life insurance should give you and your loved ones peace of mind that they will have funds available if anything happens to you. Here’s how to update it.
MyPlate: Healthy Eating Made Easy
2 May 2013
Dietetic Intern at the VA Medical Center in Memphis
MyPlate is the nutrition guide that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) publishes as a recommendation for Americans. As seen in the picture below, it depicts a plate with all four food groups—fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein—with a cup of dairy on the side.Read more » Comments Off
VA’s New Hotline Dedicated to Serving Women Veterans
23 Apr 2013
Chief Consultant for Women’s Health Services for the Department of Veterans Affairs
As part of VA’s goal to implement improvements to its health care for women Veterans, we recently launched our new Women Veterans hotline.
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Tag Archives: Army
Operations Director for the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic
The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is a life-changing experience for Veterans with disabilities, and the registration deadline for the 2012 clinic is fast approaching!
U.S. Army Veteran
Now that the Veterans Day festivities are over, may I ask you to pause and consider what I’m about to tell you? There are many terribly ignored veterans’ needs for which our lawmakers in Washington D.C. have failed to help.
U.S. Army Veteran and wheelchair athlete
The first time I attended the National Veterans Wheelchair Games was in 1995. I had been injured for three years and was having one heck of a pity party. I was encouraged to attend the Games in Atlanta by fellow Veteran, Joe Jackson. He will always have a special place in my heart for caring enough about me to get me to participate in this event.
U.S. Army Veteran
To me and many others, serving in the military, past or present, means never actually having to be alone, especially not on the Fourth.