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Honoring the Heart of Phoenix VA Health Care: National Nurses Week Celebration

The Phoenix VA Health Care System held a Nurses Week Celebration at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center to recognize and appreciate the dedication, compassion, expertise, and outstanding contributions VA nurses makes in Veterans’ lives and to our facility during Nurses Week, May 8.

Nurses Week

Phoenix VA partners with Donate Life Arizona to help save lives

After Air Force Veteran Matthew Owen returned from his final deployment in 1999, his doctor diagnosed him with IgA Neuropathy (also known as Berger disease), which is a disease that has no cure.

Donor Day at Phoenix VA

Phoenix VA Employee Honored at 17th Annual Patriotic Awards Luncheon

Maximo Flores, an Environmental Service Technician at the Phoenix VA Health Care System was recognized as one of two VA Outstanding Employees during the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Society’s 17th Annual Patriotic Awards Luncheon, April 19, 2024.

Maximo

Sustainability Fair brings in crowds at the Phoenix VA

The Phoenix VA Sustainability Fair was held April 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center to celebrate Earth Day, which was on April 22.

The Phoenix VA Sustainability Fair

Phoenix VA staff reaches out to rural communities with tangible, positive results

Claire Piazza and Leah Swenson noticed a Veteran sitting outside of the Veteran Resource Open House event in Whiteriver, Ariz., and they decided to stop what they were doing to go talk to him.

Veteran speaks to a Phoenix VA social worker

Ms. Senior Arizona America Brings Joy and Entertainment to Phoenix VA

Ms. Senior Arizona America, a community partnership for the Phoenix VA, re-established after being on a four-year hiatus made a grand return! The event, held during Women’s History Month on March 27, 2024, at the Carl T. Hayden VAMC, brought together over 50 Veterans, staff, and supporters.

Ms Senior Arizona

Jasmine Hardy’s, Overcoming Every Obstacle, Phoenix VA Employee

Five years at the Phoenix VA, Jasmine Hardy shares her transformative journey from Indiana to Arizona. At the Phoenix VA, she is committed to her role as the Program Support Assistant, states Jasmine, “it's a personal mission to make a positive impact on others.”

Jasmine Hardy

Phoenix VA Starts Therapeutic Gardening Group

Veterans and their families are rolling up their sleeves to participate in a new therapeutic activity at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center every Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Phoenix VA Veterans participate in gardening group activities around the Carl T. Hayden VAMC

Phoenix VA Music Therapy Program receives gift of music

Veterans in the Phoenix VA Music Therapy Program received a gift of guitars at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center Feb. 21.

Veterans receive guitars donated to Music Therapy Program

Phoenix VA Spreads Awareness about Colorectal Cancer

The Phoenix VA Health Care System Health Promotion and Disease Prevention program kicked off their Colorectal Cancer Awareness campaign with an event at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center on March 5.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness