August 10, 2017

VA’s chief neuropathologist discusses how study links NFL players with Veterans

Dr. Ann McKee is known as a leading authority on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes and military Veterans who […]
August 4, 2017

See you at the 2017 national women Veterans summit

The female Veteran population accounts for 10 percent of U.S. Veterans, and that number is expected to grow to 15 percent by 2030. This Veteran population […]
August 3, 2017

President, VA secretary announce Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater access, care

Today at the White House, President Trump and VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin announced three initiatives that will expand access to health care for Veterans across […]
August 2, 2017

Things to know to build a home using a VA construction loan

In a previous VAntage Point post, The Plan Collector blogged about how a Veteran could build a new home. They mention that construction to permanent loans […]
July 28, 2017

VA caregiver support program resumes full operations

VA is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical […]
July 25, 2017

10 Things to Know About the Veterans Choice Program

The Veterans Choice Program (VCP) is a benefit that allows eligible Veterans to receive health care from a community provider rather than waiting for a VA […]
July 14, 2017

Hundreds of Veterans to participate in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Nearly 600 of the country’s best wheelchair athletes are arriving in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games July 17–22. “The Wheelchair Games is […]
July 13, 2017

Video game technology helps Veterans improve their balance, get moving

When 69-year-old Vietnam Veteran Robert Brown was looking for ways to increase his balance and physical activity, he joined VA’s Wii FitTM pilot research study at […]
July 7, 2017

VA expands transparency, accountability efforts

VA becomes first agency to post information on adverse employee actions, requires senior official sign-off on all settlement actions above $5,000 Today U.S. Secretary of Veterans […]