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TelePain: Changing Lives, Empowering Veterans

VA telehealth and virtual care has been implemented in creative ways to offer full-service TelePain care to Veterans. A virtual transdisciplinary approach to care has enhanced effective pain management care delivery for Veterans, including their physical, mental, and social wellbeing.

Building Community from a Distance

As aspiring practitioners in the field of Orthotics and Prosthetics (O&P), O&P residents face unique challenges that can best be addressed through collective efforts.

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Eat a variety of foods from all food groups

Exploring different food groups is a fun way to eat healthy in new ways.

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Warrior to Soul Mate Workshops empower couples through communication, mutual support skills

For the first time since the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, VA Illiana’s Chaplain Service is set to host the Warrior to Soul Mate workshop, an evidence-based program designed to help establish and strengthen relationship bonds for couples.

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Driving Veterans: Why Volunteer?

VA Illiana's 2023 Volunteer Driver Recruitment Week is the perfect opportunity to explore the many reasons to apply for a position driving Veterans.

VA Illiana Music Therapists bring healing, joy to Veterans

On any given day at VA Illiana, a walk through a waiting area means overhearing tales of foreign ports, reunions, and friends who became family. Sharing comes easy to some Veterans, and the sounds of their memories gives clinics, hallways, and community living centers a palpable, patriotic energy.

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Stay nourished and save money

The price tag often associated with eating healthy can sometimes give you sticker shock. In this story, we explore ways to sustain eating habits that are healthy and budget conscious.

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All about the role of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

You may have heard about dietitians on the news or in popular culture, but what can meeting with a dietitian do for you? Read on to find out!

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