Traveling Veteran Coordinator – Traveling for the Winter?
If you are enrolled in health care with VA, you will receive the same care while traveling as you would at home. A Traveling Veteran Coordinator will help coordinate with the alternate facility, but you need to tell your care team about your plans before you travel.
Fisher House serves as home away from home for Veterans, military families
A Fisher House is "a home away from home" for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. The homes are normally located within walking distance of the treatment facility or have transportation available. These homes offer free, temporary lodging to military and Veterans' families, allowing them to be close to their loved one during a medical crisis. It also allows them to focus on what's important—the healing process. Discuss on RallyPoint: Have you used a Fisher House?
Quilts of Valor: Reaching out and comforting a fellow human being
Quilts of Valor Foundation recognizes and acknowledges the "war demons" that plague soldiers from all wars. Thousands of quilters all over the US work daily to create quilts to cover warriors from all conflicts, including WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Veteran tech entrepreneurs wanted for Patriot Boot Camp
Announcing the next Patriot Boot Camp #PBCSF hosted by Verizon in San Francisco from March 5-7, 2020. PBC connects military, Veteran and military spouse tech entrepreneurs with mentors, education, and a peer network to support their entrepreneurial success. Applications are now open!
Having diabetes is not an easy task. There is a lot of self-management required after being diagnosed with diabetes. Mary Julius, Cleveland VA Medical Center noted how "25% of Veterans receiving VA care have been diagnosed with diabetes" in this week's Borne the Battle episode. She also emphasized the importance of educating Veterans and their families on how to self-manage their diabetes.