The National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG) received the Health and Wellness Innovative Program Award at the National Senior Games Association (NSGA) Annual Meeting. The NSGA is a non-profit organization dedicated to motivating active adults to lead a healthy lifestyle through the senior games movement. The Games, a 19-sport, biennial competition for men and women 50 and over, it is the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. The NVGAG is a member organization that offers qualifying competitions for Veteran athletes to participate in the National Senior Games.
Former VA doctor blows whistle on her death bed, accuses VA medical center in Leeds of systemic failures
LEEDS, Mass. (WWLP) - Dr. Sarah Kemble became the chief of medicine of the VA's Central Western Massachusetts Medical Facility in Leeds in 2014, a job that she thought of as a dream job.
VA has an exceptionally talented team of outstanding employees. We would like you to meet them, continuing with our dedicated staff of doctors. We are introducing our eminent doctors in a continuing feature: VA’s Top Doctors
(RNN) – President Donald Trump is considering firing Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin and replacing him with Energy Secretary Rick Perry in the post, sources told the New York Times and CNN.
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Soldier’s Best Friend is an Arizona based non-profit that connects Veterans suffering from combat injuries, such as PTSD and TBI with therapeutic companion dogs. The group will work with any Veteran that has been diagnosed with PTSD or TBI living in Arizona, or who is willing to relocate as training is available for Veterans offered in Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Sierra Vista. This training usually takes about six to nine months to complete.
In a keynote speech March 9 at a Las Vegas conference that attracted more than 45,000 professionals from the health-information and technology communities, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) David Shulkin encouraged health-care providers to sign a pledge to work with VA to accelerate the mapping of health data to industry standards, including the current and future versions of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR).
Our sympathies are with the families, friends and colleagues of Jennifer Gonzales, a psychologist with the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Pathway Home’s executive director, Christine Loeber and staff therapist Jen Golick killed at The Pathway Home, a private non-profit residential treatment facility located on the Yountville State Veterans Home campus. We have tremendous respect for their unfailing commitment to serve our Veterans during their most challenging times.
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ongoing commitment to expand public transparency and accountability of agency expenditures, VA today released data showing GI Bill tuition and fee payments to VA-approved colleges, universities, and other education and training institutions across the country.