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Protect those who matter most with VA Life Insurance

Life insurance is a key component of an individual or family’s future financial planning, and VA Life Insurance has been serving our Nation’s Veterans, service members and their families for over 100 years. With the right policy and coverage amount, life insurance can cover end-of-life costs, provide an inheritance to family, serve as income to a spouse or cover some outstanding debts. learn more   .youtube

the wall that heals

The Wall That Heals – Traveling Vietnam Wall

The Wall That Heals is a traveling Vietnam Wall that helps thousands of Veterans find the strength and courage to heal within their own communities. Bringing The Wall home to communities throughout our country allows the souls enshrined on the Memorial to exist once more among family and friends in the peace and comfort of familiar surroundings. .youtube { overflow:hidden; padding-bottom:56.25%; position:relative; height:0;

toxic exposure screening

New toxic exposure screening for Veterans

Have you heard about the new toxic exposure screening? If you’re enrolled in VA health care, you can now receive the toxic exposure screening at VA medical centers and clinics across the country, proactively developing a long-term health plan with your care team. If you’re not enrolled but meet eligibility requirements to enroll, you will have an opportunity to receive the screening after you enroll. .youtube {

stress management

Stress Management: You’re stronger than you think

How much stress you experience is determined by how capable you believe you are at meeting the extra demands. The fact is that you’re stronger than you may believe. You can recognize this by thinking about the challenges you’ve overcome in your life, remembering the periods you didn’t know if you could make it… and yet knowing somehow that you did. .youtube { overflow:hidden; padding-bottom:56.25%;

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Hearing Loss and How to Deal With It

There are a variety of technologies that assist individuals with hearing loss to participate in daily activities, and assistive listening devices (HATS) can help reduce background noise and amplify the sounds you want to hear. .youtube { overflow:hidden; padding-bottom:56.25%; position:relative; height:0; } .youtube iframe { left:0; top:0; height:100%; width:100%; position:absolute; }

DVPRS

Check Out a New DOD Pain Assessment Tool

If you receive care in a military hospital or clinic, you might notice your health care team is using a new method for assessing your pain known as the Defense and Veterans Pain Rating Scale, or DVPRS. .youtube { overflow:hidden; padding-bottom:56.25%; position:relative; height:0; } .youtube iframe { left:0; top:0; height:100%; width:100%; position:absolute; }

LiveWholeHealth

Live Whole Health: Lightening the load

We often carry stress like the extra weight that slows us down, takes up mental and physical energy, and distracts us from what we want to do. This week’s episode of #LiveWholeHealth is a progressive muscle relaxation to reduce stress and lighten your load. .youtube { overflow:hidden; padding-bottom:56.25%; position:relative; height:0; } .youtube iframe { left:0; top:0; height:100%;

PTSD

PTSD and Insomnia

Two of the 20 symptoms of PTSD are related to sleep difficulties, including nightmares, dreading going to sleep or avoiding sleeping in designated sleeping areas. The first step to finding a VA provider trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) is to reach out to any health care provider and ask for a referral for insomnia treatment. If you are a Veteran who is experiencing a crisis or supporting a