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Two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Additionally, more than 60% of caregivers for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are women. Find out how VA can help:

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Stay engaged with VA information as it becomes available so you can continue to maintain your health. VA's novel coronavirus webpage has the most current information.

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Managing your prescriptions is easier than ever with the Rx Refill app. Request, track and view your VA prescriptions from wherever you are via your mobile device.

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These days we're all spending more time at home. To keep fit, stretch your muscles and help you relax, you might want to try yoga. Here are six ways yoga can help you navigate the world right now:

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Many of #VA ’s researchers have served in the military before. Read about their journeys and roles here:

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The National Center for PTSD provides tips for coping with the coronavirus outbreak, with focuses on increasing your sense of safety, being calm, improving your ability to endure and remaining hopeful.

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Are you taking medication? Here are some tips for making sure they’re as safe and effective as possible:

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Good nutrition means more than simply eating an apple a day. Think in terms of your food choices throughout the day, from breakfast to bedtime. All foods, including your favorites, can fit into a healthy eating plan. More facts about healthy eating at

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Do you know how to read a food label? Knowing what that label says can help you eat healthier. Learn all about food labels at

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Disasters and emergencies come in many forms — severe weather, pandemics, fire, extreme heat, and more. While these situations are usually unexpected, they can be planned for. Learn how to be ready for any emergency:

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Today, 1 in 10 Veterans is a woman, a percentage projected to approach 18% over the next 20 years. VA salutes women Veterans — who defended their country, and who continue to shape and contribute to every aspect of American society and the world. #WomensEqualityDay 

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It's National #VietnamWarVeteransDay . We will never forget our nation's heroes, the men and women who served in Vietnam. We are grateful for your service.

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For 20-plus years, #Veterans  of the greatest land battle in the history of the #USArmy , gather at , to remember December 16, 1944, and pay tribute to the 19,000 who didn't r #Soldiersturn  home from the Battle of the Bulge.

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Judge Joseph A. Wapner, WWII Army#Veteran , Bronze Star, Purple Heart, original host of ‘The People’s Court,’ died Sun Feb. 26 at age 97.

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Dr. Mary Walker was the first female surgeon of the Union army during the #CivilWar . She was captured in 1864 by Confederate troops and held for 4 months. She received a Medal of Honor for her bravery and remains the only woman to have ever received one. #WomensHistoryMonth 

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Happy Birthday to the US Coast Guard and thank you to all those who have served! #SemperParatus 

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VHA honors the service and sacrifice of the 2M+ women Veterans’ immeasurable contributions. #HonoringVets  #WomensHistoryMonth 

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VA is fully funded for fiscal year 2019 — all #VA  operations will continue during the government shutdown. If you have questions or concerns about your medical care, please contact your VA medical center.

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