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patient getting eyeglasses adjustedProsthetic and Sensory Aids
VA's 4000-item prosthetic inventory includes devices to assist Veterans with mobility, enhance senses such as hearing, and make living spaces more convenient and user-friendly.
VA Volunteers, Edna and Rock EagleDedication Money Can't Buy
Volunteers are the backbone of many organizations, such as schools, non-profits, parks, churches, and hospitals. At the VA, volunteers are essential partners in providing care to our Veterans.
NutritionEat Healthy, Feel Great!
When I say nutritionist, do you think weight management? If so, that is correct, but good nutrition extends far beyond weight management.
4000 and counting4000 and Counting
VA's prosthetics program enables Veterans to enjoy sports, daily activities and functionality using the most advanced technologies for replacement limbs, hearing aids, and women's prostheses.
Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.Follow Us on Flickr!
Are you looking for a Veteran-centric site to visit in the Washington DC Metro Area? Do you have an affinity for Veterans and Service Members? Follow Andre and Will's journey to local landmarks.
Foodservice dietician, Annemarie Price, MS, RD, shows why the Martinsburg VA Medical Center has an award-winning composting program as she prepares to collect organic waste to compost in a bio bag.Step into the Green Scene
At VISN 5, we are committed to practicing green initiatives. All four medical centers participate in multiple programs that protect and benefit our environment.
What if you could see your doctor for a non-emergency appointment in the comfort of your own home?Imagine Care Anywhere
What if you could see your doctor for a non-emergency appointment in the comfort of your own home? If you’re using VA telehealth services, you can.
the new look of our websiteVISN 5 Website Redsign
We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome. Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation.
Joy Phillips is the new Womens Health Program Manager.Bringing "Joy" To Women Veterans
Joylynn “Joy” Phillips, RN-BC, BSN, MS, NEA-BC, is the new Martinsburg VA Medical Center (VAMC) Women Veterans Program Manager. A Baltimore native, Phillips has an appreciation for her blue collar upbringing
Charles P. Clark, the oldest living confirmed WWII Veteran receiving health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs pose with Timothy Cooke, the Martinsburg VAMC director during a Certificate of Appreciation presentation on March 16, 2015 at the medical center.107-year-old Veteran's Story
Charles P. Clark, a 107-year-old World War II (WWII) Veteran has been living at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center (VAMC) Community Living Center since November and has pretty much seen it all.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.
Portrait of the Graves family.A Veteran's Final Hours at a VA Hospital
Carol Graves, wife of Army Veteran C.A. Graves, said her 76-year-old husband received the utmost respect and kindness during the last few days of his life at the VA hospital in Shreveport, La.
People KayakingVA and Healing Powers of Nature Rescue Vet
When the transition to civilian life left an Air Force Veteran in a dark place, he turned to VA and nature for help. There is so much healing that goes on when you are alone surrounded by nature.
Male Veteran standing beside a horse.Veterans Conquer Depression with Equine Therapy
For some Veterans coping with depression, post-traumatic stress and even physical pain, spending some quality time with a horse (also known as equine therapy) might just be the perfect remedy.
Postpartum Depression Affects One-in-Seven New MothersWomen Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression
Pregnant Women Veterans have an increased likelihood of a mental health issue and a higher risk for postpartum depression. Learn the symptoms and treatment options from VA's Women's Health Services.
Nurse Deb Lamberton provides relief during family members most stressful time. VA Nurse Helps Veterans Families, in Her Free Time
VA nurse Deb Lamberton knows how stressful it is for families during a Veteran's final days so she volunteers on her own time to provide them with stress relieving massages.
Two male veterans, seated, having a conversation.AF Veteran Helping Veterans Out of Addiction
Air Force Veteran Willie DeWayne Raulerson had been drinking for 50 years. But when he finally decided to ask VA for help he found not only sobriety, but a purpose in life.
Dave Miller assists homeless VeteransMarine Veteran is VA's Male Volunteer of the Year
Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year. Miller served in Vietnam during the TET II offensive.
An elderly male Veteran in a wheelchair, entering a van.VA Helps Vietnam Veteran Get His Life Back
Dale Herb's life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn't leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help from the VA, he's completely mobile again.

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