Month: February 2020

Veteran gets VA health care at home Home based primary care delivers care to Veterans where they live

It used to be difficult for Marine Veteran Kenneth Schmitt to load his wheelchair into his car and drive to the nearest VA facility. He no longer drives, and now receives VA medical care through the VA home based primary care program. Angela Gard, assistant nurse manager of community-based care at the Milwaukee VA Medical …

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VA health services for women leaving the military Women’s Health Transition Training

The number of women in the military has increased over the last few decades. As a result, the number of women Veterans also has increased. VA wants those women who are transitioning out of the military to know about the many specialized health care services available to them at VA. VA’s Women’s Health Transition Training …

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AMVETS National Commander Issues Challenge to Train 10,000 Volunteers to Confront Veteran Suicide

AMVETS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS – AMVETS National Commander Jan Brown sent a letter this week to the organization’s 1,100 posts, 43 state-level departments, and 6 regional districts calling for 10,000 volunteers to become trained HEAL Ambassadors by the end of the year. Earlier this year, national staff created the “AMVETS Suicide Prevention & Crisis Intervention Course …

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Getting Medicare for U.S. Veterans Darlene Primavera

We Know Medicare Hello Veterans, MA Insurance Center (MAIC) thanks you for your service! MAIC is an independently owned insurance agency specializing in Medicare coverage. Since 2008, MAIC has helped over 15,000 people (over 1,000 Veterans) understand the Medicare healthcare program and maximize their benefits. We are based in California and have helped people in …

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