Memory Care Resources for Senior Veterans

Here is the link to our free guide: https://www.memorycare.com/veterans/ A study conducted by NIH (National Institute of Health) found that veterans are twice as likely to develop dementia. Aside from the normal aging process, traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder makes veterans more vulnerable to dementia than the general population. To help veterans and […]

Happy 102nd Birthday to Major Nancy Leftenant-Colon, U.S. Army/Air Force Nurse Corps (Ret)

The First African American Nurse – Nancy Leftenant-Colon, Major (Retired) was the first African American nurse to serve in the reserve or active-duty Army/Air Nurse Corps, the precursor of the Air Force. She joined the Army Reserves in 1945, unable to get into the regular Army Nurse Corps because she was an African American. The […]

Winterhaven/Stand Down 2022

Greetings Everyone: How are you? The purpose of this correspondence is to make you aware that the District of Columbia Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) will resume the (in-person) (2022) Winterhaven/Stand Down, and the ‘Walk In Their Footsteps New Boots/Shoes collection for homeless female and male veterans, on Saturday, November 5, 2022, (7:30 a.m. – […]

Community Services for Homeless Veterans in the DC Metro Area, 2022-2023

  This list of Community Services for Homeless veterans and civilians residing in the District of Columbia metro area was produced by the Street Sense Media located at 1317 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 347-2006, email: info@streetsensemedia.org. The list below covers housing/shelter, case management, education, food, health care, employment assistance, clothing, transportation, legal […]

Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

Good afternoon! My name is Meredith Fick and I work with the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) located in Lanham, MD. Every year, DVNF hosts a Veterans Resource Fair. Unfortunately, we hadn’t been able to have our event since 2019. However, this year we are excited to announce its return! Our event, in honor of […]

2022 CBCF VETERANS BRAIN TRUST RUN OF SHOW

“ELEVATING THE HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF BLACK WOMEN VETERANS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY” Friday, September 30, 2022 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.       9:00 – 9:02 a.m. Color Guard – U.S. Army Narrator 9:03 – 9:05 a.m. Welcome, Introduce Prayer Rep. Sanford Bishop 9:06 – 9:08 a.m. Prayer House Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben 9:08 […]

The Washington Commanders Practice Facility Meeting with NAAV, Inc. and Partner

On August 8, 2022, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) James Fleming, NAAV Board of Directors Member and Nicole Ford-Francis at the Ventura Group, Inc. a veteran-owned business met with members of the Team. The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. President and CEO Constance A. Burns is also a veterans’ service officer, […]

Memory Care Resources for Veterans

A study conducted by NIH (National Institute of Health) found that Veterans are twice as likely to develop dementia. Aside from the normal aging process, traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder make veterans more vulnerable to dementia than the general population. To help Veterans and their families, we created a guide to memory care […]

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