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Prosthetic 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.
Dedication 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.
Eat 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
VISN 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.
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
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
New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients Week All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
Minneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center” Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Research Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Veterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Veterans Creating a Brighter Future Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.