SFVAMC recently implemented a new pilot program to help keep frail, older Veterans out of hospitals and nursing homes. This program works with primary care providers to minimize medications and maximize independence.
To celebrate National Research Week, May 13-17, we highlight some achievements of the SFVAMC Research Program, and describe how it helps advance medical science to provide top quality care for Veterans.
A new court just for Veterans has opened in San Francisco. It’s the Veterans Justice Court, part of the San Francisco VA Medical Center’s Veterans Justice Outreach Program, designed to help Veterans get their lives back on track after being arrested. Learn more.
Veterans who are eligible for travel expense reimbursement, take heed – the Golden Gate Bridge is changing the way it assesses tolls. Starting March 27, 2013, the Golden Gate Bridge will assess all tolls electronically. Find out how this will affect you.
Since 2011, the Valor Games have introduced disabled Veterans and service members to a variety of adaptive sports with the goal of inspiring them to new heights of physical activity and wellness. In June, for the first time, Valor Games comes to the San Francisco Bay Area. Find out more.
Michael W. Weiner, MD, Director, Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC), is one of three physicians to be awarded the 2013 Potamkin Prize for Research. The $100,000 prize is an internationally recognized tribute for advancing dementia research. Read more.