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2021 Women Veterans Empowerment Retreat Recap

Posted by PVA Admin on Monday October 18, 2021

On September 30, 2021, over thirty-five female Veterans with disabilities gathered in Tempe, Arizona at the Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center for PVA’s Women Veterans Retreat. They came to relax, build friendships, and learn how to navigate the unique issues they face after service. This year’s event focused on the whole health of women […]

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PVA’s 2021 Women Veterans Empowerment Retreat

Posted by PVA Admin on Tuesday October 5, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C., (Oct. 5, 2021) — According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, women veterans make up nearly 2 million of the U.S. population, of which 10 percent are disabled. Despite being the fastest-growing Veteran population, many of these women often feel isolated, forgotten, and pushed aside. To address these feelings and help them navigate […]

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A Look Back at 2020

Posted by PVA Admin on Tuesday December 29, 2020
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Healthcare for Women Veterans: A Strong Step Forward

Posted by PVA Admin on Wednesday December 16, 2020
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Help Disabled Veterans Start Careers

Posted by PVA Admin on Saturday October 24, 2020
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VA Expands Family Caregiver Program

Posted by PVA Admin on Thursday October 15, 2020
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It’s National Voter Registration Day

Posted by PVA Admin on Tuesday September 22, 2020
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2020 Flu Shot

Posted by PVA Admin on Friday September 18, 2020
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On Labor Day, Take a Close Look at Veteran Employment

Posted by PVA Admin on Monday September 7, 2020
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Pain Management for Paralyzed Veterans

Posted by PVA Admin on Friday September 4, 2020

Pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical care. Acute pain is the presenting symptom in 80% of physician visits, and it is estimated that 11% of the adults in this country experience daily pain. A report issued by the Department of Veteran Affairs stated that chronic, non-malignant pain affects 34 […]

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