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label of Veterans Job Fair A good job could change your life. Picture of silhouette of peopleVeterans Job Fair
Employers will be available to discuss job opportunities and offer assistance to Veterans in beginning the application process. All Veterans and their immediate family are welcome.
A medical person giving a shot into a patients armGet Your Flu Shot
Flu clinics are being offered at all VA Northern Indiana Health Care System locations starting September 1, 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention recommend vaccination against influenza.
Edonate hand and heart illustrationE-Donate Is Simple, Speedy, Safe
The new E-Donate service allows community members who wish to give back to Veterans a quick, safe way to pledge their support online. You choose the medical center, the amount, and the account.
Picture of the VA New look and feel homepageWe Have A New Look
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.
A military person saluting and a campaing button with stars and stripes that states Veterans Job FairVeteran's Job Fair
Employers will be available to discuss job opportunities and offer assistance to Veterans in beginning the application process.
Picture of flowers and plants in walkway at Marion VA CampusMay flowers in bloom through the efforts of MHS Cadets!
It was a day filled with getting dirty, pulling weeds and planting flowers. Marion High School Junior ROTC Cadets reported to the Marion campus on Saturday May 18, 2013 to beautify an area on the grounds.
Cartoon palm of hand with a hart drwan in the palm.  States: Make a difference E-DonateComing Soon! E-Donate
100 percent of your donation will go toward supporting Veterans and you can even choose which fund your money will support. An immediate confirmation of your donation will be generated with a receipt. A thank you letter will follow.
Stick person in walk motion VA2KVA NIHCS VA2K
This event is nationally sponsored and supported by VHA Office of Public Health and the VA Wellness Is Now (WIN) program to encourage ALL employees, no matter their fitness level, to participate in a short, fun walk for wellness while benefiting homeless veterans.
Pay.gov logoVeteran Patient Statement Redesign
The Department of Veterans Affairs redesigned the patient statement to communicate more effectively with Veterans about their patient accounts. Veterans will begin receiving their redesigned patient statement this spring.
Move (Motivating Overweight/Obese Veterans Everywhere) logoVA Northern Indiana Health Care System
If you are carrying extra weight, losing weight and keeping it off can be one of the best things you can do to protect your health. Excess weight puts you at risk for problems like heart disease, diabetes, some cancers, sleep apnea and gallstones. The best way to manage your weight is to eat wisely and be as physically active as possible. MOVE!® and your VA healthcare team can help you at every step along the way to healthy living and a healthy weight.

From the Veterans Health Administration

A smiling woman counts change to a man at a kitchen counterHelping Veterans Find and Keep a Home
Occupational therapist Sarah Scalia assesses Veterans (105 so far) to ensure they are able to maintain the affordable housing provided them through the HUD-VASH program.
A woman and a man talk and point to a brochurePeer Specialists Held in High Regard by Veterans
Peer specialist program: Veterans who have recovered from mental illness serve as role models for other Veterans. Veterans will connect better with those who have experienced the same things.
Runners start a race on a trackHow Can I Live a Healthier Life?
Take charge of your health care. It’s never too late to get back on track and start taking steps towards a healthier you by getting informed, developing healthy habits, and enrolling in health care.
yoga poseStudy to Help Women Vets Coping with MST
VA to launch study of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction this year to determine if it can help relieve symptoms of PTSD in women vets who have experienced military sexual trauma.
The face of a manWhy Slow Down?
Four hundred Veterans are participating in the Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. It’s the world-leader in adaptive winter sports for Veterans, active duty servicemen and women with disabilities.
A man with a prosthetic leg and his son work out on exercise ballsWeight Loss for Those with Disabilities
Veterans and others with disabilities can lose weight through a program that involves phone calls and a Web-based remote coaching tool. The approach is low-cost and effective, say researchers.
Woman holds up an image of the food pyramidCan Good Nutrition Save Your Life?
VA wants to help you get in shape, think about nutrition, live longer and have a healthy, energetic life. VA registered dietitians are here to assist you with your nutrition and health concerns.
Face of a woman Veteran with a shirt that reads Live FreeVeterans Tell Their Stories
At the VA in Madison, Wis., the life histories of patients are written down and included in their medical charts. This gives caregivers a better understanding of the human being they are treating.
Team USA Paralympics athletes parade with a US flagVeterans Compete in 2014 Winter Paralympic Games
Veteran Paralympians are incredible role models. They share the same passion as Olympians to excel in their sport and inspire those who share the unique experience of representing America at the games.
An artificial hand reaches for a blockArtificial Hand with a Sense of Touch
Researchers at the Cleveland VA Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University are working to develop an artificial hand that provides something similar to a sense of touch.

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