- Pharmaceutical Waste Collection
On May 30, July 18 and September 19 the Brighton Police Department will be at ROPC to collect pharmaceutical waste for proper destruction.
- National Nurses Week
VA, the nation's largest employer of nurses, joins the American Nurses Association in celebrating National Nurses Week.
- Pie and Plant Sale
Whether you have a sweet tooth, a green thumb, or you just like a good deal, Canandaigua VA is having a sale you won't want to miss. And it all benefits local hospitalized Veterans. Join us May 16.
- Review Your Medications with Your VA Provider
It is important to review with your VA provider all the medication you are currently taking prescribed by VA and your community providers especially if you are given a new prescription or have a change in your medications.
- New VA Hotline for Women Veterans - 1-855-VA-Women
The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new hotline - 1-855-VA-WOMEN — to receive and respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans. The service began accepting calls on March 27, 2013.
- VETERANS BENEFITS AND JOB FAIR
On April 30 the Canandaigua VA will host a Veterans Benefit and Job Fair. This event will be held in the Building 5 Auditorium and the Court Yard #1 Pavilion from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- 2013 National Survey of Veterans Enrolled in VA Health Care
Approximately 2,000 Veterans enrolled in VA Health Care Upstate New York will be surveyed to learn more on how enrolled Veterans use VA health care services.
- Three-Sport Athlete
Kathleen Garvey has big plans for this year's National Veterans Golden Age Games. She excels in swimming, biking and sled hockey. Share her story to show your support.
- E-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.
- Women’s History Month
On March 13, the Canandaigua VA Medical Center Celebrated Women’s History Month with the unveiling ceremony of a WWII Woman’s Uniform Display honoring local Veteran and guest of honor Helen M. Szumilas Vogt Powers.
- VA Medical Centers Named for Presidents
Can you name the three VA medical centers named for United States presidents? Here’s a story on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt campus of the Hudson Valley Healthcare System in Montrose, New York.
- Research Today Means Healthier Tomorrow
May 13-17 is National VA Research Week with the theme “VA Research Inspires.” VA Research has been part of advances in treating heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury and mental health disorders.
- PTSD Help: With You When You Need It Most
VA is making it possible for Veterans to access PTSD information in mobile friendly formats. Check out the mobile self-help apps and “treatment companion” apps. Find “Where to Get Help for PTSD.”
- VA Nurses: Quality and Innovation in Patient Care
VA salutes our 80,000 nurses during National Nurses Week…and every week. Every day, VA’s nurses provide state-of-the-art, cost-effective nursing care to America’s Veterans and their families.
- Stress? Problems? Here is Free Online Help!
Moving Forward is an online program that helps overcome life’s challenges. Designed specifically for Veterans and Military Service Members, but can anyone can use it to make problems more manageable.
- An Easier-to-Understand Billing Statement
VA, with help from Veterans, has created a more patient-friendly statement that is easier to understand. The improved statement has a concise layout and several new features that Veterans wanted.
- Two Volunteers at Erie VA Team Up to Save a Veteran's Life
When a Veteran’s life hung in the balance, two volunteers worked together calmly and efficiently to render aid. Their efforts may have made the difference between life and death.
- PTSD Study: Men Versus Women
In an effort to develop PTSD treatments that are geared more precisely to the unique needs of men and women, VA researchers have begun to investigate how men and women learn to fear.
- Training Veterans to Care for Themselves
An Occupational Therapist talks about VA’s Wellness Program and how Tai Chi helps Veterans and their families with memory, improved sleep, decreased stress and overall health.
- Learn About the Impact of Sexual Trauma
Military sexual trauma (MST) refers to sexual assault during military service. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, time to talk about services VA has available for Veterans who experienced MST.