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Local Features

woman on the phone#Be There
We can all play a role in preventing suicide, but many people don't know what they can do to support the Veteran or Servicemember in their life. A simple act of kindness can help someone feel less alone.
Photo of Bath VA Medical Center employees wearing red.Remember Everyone Deployed
Employees at the Bath VA Medical Center are participating in the national initiative to wear red every Friday to remember those deployed. The initiative shows support for those who are protecting us.
Image of Veteran and volunteer planting flowers.Celebrating Earth Day
Bath VA Medical Center’s Voluntary Service partnered with several volunteers from the American Red Cross and Siemens Industry to celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 22, 2016.
photo of Veterans, their families, Corning Incorporated C-Vets get ready to tour the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.Vets Enjoy a Day at the Museum
C-Vets at Corning Incorporated donated their time and money to take fifteen Community Living Center residents on a guided tour of the Corning Museum of Glass and out to lunch.
photo of new Elmira VA clinic.Elmira VA Clinic Has Moved
The Elmira VA Clinic has moved. The new clinic location has convenient parking, is handicap accessible and provides primary care, behavioral health, laboratory, optometry and telehealth services.
Bath Youth Wrestling ClubYouth Group Donates to Bath VA Homeless Program
On December 8, 2015 the Bath Youth Wrestling Club donated several items to the Bath VA Homeless Program. Items included soaps, toothpaste and toothbrushes, cleaner and even a bag of change.
A photo of six staff members.“I had no idea I was traveling to England!”
The Bath VA Food and Nutrition staff created a change of menu offering Veterans a taste of England. The menu included beef Wellington, Yorkshire pudding, braised oxtail soup, quail eggs and raspberry trifle.
Jesters Motorcycle group.Local Organizations Partake in Summer of Service
A number of local organizations are volunteering at VA Health Care Upstate New York this summer as part of VA’s Summer of Service initiative, an initiative aimed to bolster volunteer assistance.
Woman wearing a Kentucky Derby style hatResidents Play the Kentucky Derby
On Friday May 1, Bath VA recreation staff hosted their 10th Annual Kentucky Derby event for Community Living Center residents. Prizes are given for every game played for Win, Place and Show.
Veterans enjoy a pancake breakfast sponsored by the American Legion Riders Post 905.Breakfast at the Mapletree Inn
The American Legion Riders Post 905 from Springwater, NY honored Bath Community Living Center residents by sponsoring a pancake breakfast for more than 20 Veterans at the Mapletree Inn on Wednesday, April 8.

From the Veterans Health Administration

HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.

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