• November 24, 2021

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second-most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s in the U.S. One million Americans live with Parkinson’s today — and of those approximately 110,000 Veterans with PD receive Parkinson’s treatment through VA.

  • November 10, 2021

    Together We Served offers Veterans the opportunity to find and connect with people they served with using its new FREE ‘Veteran Finder’ App.

  • November 3, 2021

    The state commander of the Oklahoma DAV eagerly tells Veterans about the services VA offers. She knows because she and her husband use them.

  • September 28, 2021

    Army Veteran George Werhonig needed a person to listen to his concerns to serve him. Ashley Hernandez, a Veteran services officer with the Montana Veterans Affairs Division, turned out to be that person.

  • April 5, 2021

    Army Veteran Cheryl Bann has seen first-hand the joy her therapy dog, Wilson, brings to Veterans at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Learn more about what the team does through VA’s partnership with @petsforhealth.

  • March 31, 2021

    The National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA) hosted an hourlong listening session earlier this month. In attendance were 12 women serving as state directors, commissioners or executives, the highest number in the organization’s history.

  • March 1, 2021

    Veterans who live near Springfield, Virginia, have likely sat idling in traffic on Interstate 395 on their way to receive health care in Washington, D.C. For those Veterans, navigating Washington’s heavy traffic is no longer a problem – at least for their VA health care appointments. Thanks to ATLAS (Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations), those Veterans can now meet face to face with their VA providers through video telehealth technology in a private appointment room at American Legion Post 176 in Springfield.

  • January 31, 2021

    Blood donors who come to give this February at American Red Cross locations will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email, courtesy of Amazon.

  • January 25, 2021

    VA nurses recently received an unexpected gift, thanks to Nike. The multinational footwear and apparel manufacturer donated nearly 3,800 pairs of Air Zoom Pulse shoes to VHA nurses on the frontlines battling COVID-19.

  • January 11, 2021

    VHA IE has launched a new initiative with Fitbit to help Veterans, Caregivers and VA staff manage their health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • January 1, 2021

    VA teamed up with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to encourage men (and their families) to better understand prostate cancer risk and taking proactive measures to protect their health.

  • December 21, 2020

    COVID-19 forced most food shelters to switch to drive-thru service, making it difficult for Veterans facing food insecurity to receive the food they need.