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Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center
National Caregiver Month This month, VA takes time to honor and thank the Family Caregivers who provide essential support and care to our Veterans. Caregivers are truly an integral part to provide the best care possible.
Employee Appreciation Veterans and their family members often send numerous letters of praise and gratitude to the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Here are a few letters we would like to share.
Minute Clinic Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center announced beginning October 1, the walk-in “Minute Clinic” will have new hours, now opening at 8 a.m. rather than 8:30 a.m., and closing at 3:30 p.m. rather than 4 p.m.
Blueprint for Excellence The lessons I’ve learned about mission-driven corporations, strong institutional values, and good management practices —we’ve wasted no time in developing a healthcare “Blueprint for Excellence.”
TVAMC Call Center The Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center has launched a new and improved Call Center. Our goal is to provide exceptional customer service to Veterans and their families.
We 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.
From the Veterans Health Administration
Religious Exercise and Expression in VA Facilities VA appreciates religious groups and other organizations that wish to celebrate the holidays with our Veterans. Here are the guidelines to help you observe the season with our patients and residents.
Honoring Family and Friends Who Care for Veterans Respite care provides a break for a Veteran's regular caregiver, and VA offers professional respite care to caregivers. Eligible Veterans may be eligible to receive 30 days of respite care per year.
One Story of Millions Who Have Borne the Battle From a body bag to a black belt. After being hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, Anthony Smith was presumed dead and placed in a body bag. Today, after 100 surgeries, he has a martial arts black belt.
Planning for Getting Older: Is it Ever Too Early? Over half of America's Veterans are over 65. It's estimated 70% of them will eventually need long term care. Have you and your family made any plans? Here's what one Veteran did ... and you can too.
VA Gourmet - Teaching Vets How to Cook Healthy At the Fargo VA in North Dakota, a team of dietitians is dedicated to teaching Veterans how to prepare quick, easy meals that are nutritious and healthy (and taste good too).
Milwaukee VA Medical Center Zaps Germs with Robots Milwaukee VA Medical Center protects the health and safety of Veteran patients with new robots that kill numerous micro-organisms in about 15 minutes. It scrambles the DNA of bacteria.
Creative Arts Festival 2015 Over 100 Veterans are gathering in North Carolina this week for VA's national annual Creative Arts Festival. It's music, painting, dancing, sculpture ... and it's therapeutic.
Homeless Alabama Veteran Home at Last Army Veteran April Rencher didn't plan on becoming homeless. But after watching her world fall apart, she's now building a new life for herself with a little help from her friends at the Tuscaloosa VA.
Breast Cancer: The Importance of Mammograms Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, but early detection saves lives, which is why mammograms are so important. VA's 3D technology is improving cancer detection rates.
Veterans! Hard of hearing? VA can help. Whether from high noise in military operations or during training, hearing loss and tinnitus account for the two most prevalent service-connected disabilities among Veterans. Many do not realize it until too late.