Updated Access to Care Website Gives Veterans More Tools to Manage Their VA Health Care
Veterans have a more user-friendly, streamlined information tool to make it easier to plan their VA health care visits. The updated Access to Care website offers new search tools and information, including average appointment wait times at the nearest facility or other VA medical centers in the network.
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Spotlight Series hosts “Uniting Together to Conquer Veteran Cancer – What Veterans & Caregivers Need to Know About Cancer Prevention & Screening.” Hear from VA experts, Philips, and the American Cancer Society as they discuss cancer risks in the Veteran community, how to get screened inside and outside the VA system, and why early diagnosis can save lives.
State-level VA Departments Deliver Crucial Benefits and Resources
The National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs is an organization with a history dating back to 1946. From reduced or exempted state taxes, to education benefits and direct bonuses for war time Veterans, these state-level programs offer significant benefits to Veterans.
Rest and Recharge is an Important Part of Your Whole Health
Taking a vacation could save your life. In a study of more than 12,000 men who were at risk for heart disease, participants were asked about taking vacations. Men who did not take a vacation each year were more likely to die from any cause during the nine years they were studied.
Update Your Address and Contact Information Online
Are you moving, currently receiving benefits or prescriptions, or enrolled in VA health care and want to know how to change your address? You can update your personal contact information anytime, anywhere through VA.gov. Log in or create a free VA.gov account today!