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Well-Being: What’s in My Community?

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You can find even more ways to enhance your well-being through classes, trainings, and other resources at your own VA medical center and greater community. Here are some ways to find them:

  • Go online and search for your county’s Parks and Recreation Department for a list of organized activities like yoga, bowling, bird watching, and nature hikes
  • Ask your VA Social Worker what’s available near you
  • Visit your city’s library to view postings on community events
  • Enter your zip code into the online Eldercare Locator, a tool developed by the U.S. Administration on Aging to find service agencies near you.

National Park Service: Find a Park
Eldercare Locator: Help in Your Community
VA Social Work Links - Resources within and outside of VA

  • Visit the VA’s National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention website to find links to more information about:
    • Tips about healthy living
    • VA Wellness programs
    • Disease prevention
    • Information about health conditions and diseases from A to Z

National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
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  • Find benefit programs that can help you pay for medicine, health care, food, utilities and more.

Benefits Check-up: What's in My Community?

  • Caregiver Support
  • Programs available in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself

VA Caregiver Support

Find out about other Well-being topics

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