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Learn in the Comfort of Your Home!

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Location: Statewide
   
Learn in the comfort of your own home
 
Ask your PACT (health care team) about the following resources:
 
DVDS:
  • Living Better With Heart Failure
  • Down With High Blood Pressure
  • Type 2 Diabetes Home Video Guide: Skills For Self-Care
  • Fit for Life
  • Strength Training
 
Booklets:
  • Living Well With COPD
  • Blue Diabetes Folder
  • Living Well With Heart Failure
  • Improving Sleep One “Z” at a Time
Websites:
 
  • Veterans Health Library:  www.veteranshealthlibrary.org
  • Free access to hundreds of handouts and videos designed specifically for Veterans. You will have the information you need to understand a diagnosis, make treatment decisions, better understand medications and manage your health.
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  • Parkinson’s Disease : Telephone support group, education videos, many handouts and checklists for day to day management of Parkinson’s Disease. http://www.parkinsons.va.gov/patients.asp
  • Learn more about kidney disease: Try out this
    new VA on-line learning clinic to discover more
    about kidney disease! Learn more about what your
    kidneys do, lab tests, medications, nutrition and treatment options!      http://ckd.vacloud.us/
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  • Anger Management: Practical skills and tools to manage anger and develop self-control over thoughts and actions.  www.veterantraining.va.gov/aims
     
  • Problem Solving: Self-Help resources to help with problem solving. Includes relaxation tips.  www.startmovingforward.org
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  • AboutFace: AboutFace is dedicated to improving the lives of Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Learn about PTSD, explore treatment options and, most importantly, hear real stories from other Veterans and their family members. Get advice from VA clinicians who have treated thousands of cases of PTSD. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/AboutFace/
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  • After Deployment: Helpful tips and resources for every aspect of life once you return home. Great website, check it out! http://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/