Cancer Screenings Help Save Lives. Schedule Your VA Preventive Screening Today
“The earlier a cancer is diagnosed, the better the outcome.” That’s what Dr. Jason Dominitz, VA national director of Gastroenterology said. It’s true: Screenings can catch cancer in an earlier stage before you notice symptoms, improving the chance treatment will be successful. VA recommends routine screenings for four cancers: lung, colon and rectal (colorectal), breast and cervical.
Free Professional Caregiving Respite Hours and Job Fair for Caregivers, Veterans, and their Families
Join the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and VA for the 6th Annual National Virtual Convening on October 29th. Senator Elizabeth Dole and VA Secretary Denis McDonough will both make remarks. Learn more about the free 35 respite hours available to Veteran families and sign up for the Veteran and caregiver career fair with more than 20 national employers already participating. You are also invited to the Heroes & History Makers Virtual Gala with Tom Hanks and Savannah Guthrie on October 28th.
Team RWB’s Old Glory Relay, is an epic 62-day journey running, walking, and hiking the American flag from New York City, NY to Atlanta, GA. Today, the flag is moving through Asheville, NC, and will complete 1643 total miles moved. It’s not too late to join the effort virtually or in person along the route.
“As we were running Old Glory past an elementary school, the floodgates opened and 100 kids ran to the fence shouting “USA, USA, USA” to cheer us on. It may have been up a steep hill but it was the easiest part of the run.” -Tim H., Marine Corps Veteran.