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Navy doc outlines the top 3 mental health benefits of exercise

Whether a physical activity takes place as part of a team or as an individual in a gym, out on the hiking trail or in your own backyard, exercise simply means increased physical activity.

By |February 8th, 2017|Guest Posts, VSO / Partners|8 Comments

Religious exercise and expression in VA facilities

May your organization or church group visit VA hospitals over the holiday season to sing Christmas carols for our Veterans? Sure. What about the Jewish, Muslim and other faiths? You are welcome. May you donate cards and gifts if they have a religious message? Of course. You’ll need to check with the hospital first to coordinate your visit. Here are all the rules and regulations. Click [...]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Health, Top Stories|3 Comments

Veteran hits the pavement in fight to end Parkinson’s Disease

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month. More than 110,000 Veterans (and one million people in the United States) live with Parkinson's. Parkinson's is a chronic neurological disease. Known as a movement disorder, Parkinson’s is caused by a loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Typical motor symptoms include tremors during rest, stiff limbs, slow movements and gait, and balance problems that worsen over time. The [...]

By |April 24th, 2022|#VetResources, Health, Research, Vets Experience|2 Comments
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