Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

New Patient Orientation
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Haven, building 2, 1rst floor, room 1-300
 
 
Are you new to VA healthcare?
Or have you been enrolled in VA healthcare but not sure aoubt your benefits?
Come and Learn about the benefits you have earned through your military service!
Topic explored include:
  • Primary Care
  • Care in the Community
  • Pharmacy
  • myHealthevet
  • Eligibility
  • Billing/Copays/Priority Groupings
  • Veterans Benefits Administration
  • National Cemetary Administration
  • Veteran Identification Cards
  • Answers to all your questions
 
For more information, contact Karen DiDomenico, ext. 5189.
 
 
 
 
 
Diabetes Self Management Education
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, building 2, 1rst floor, room 1-300
 
Learn tips and tricks to control your blood sugars and manage your diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that education is a form of treatment for diabetes.  The more you understand about what is happening in your body, the better control you will have.  This is a four week series; attend all four weeks or pick and choose:
Week 1 - General Diabetes Overview
Week 2 - Nutrition - Eating the Right Foods
Week 3 - Benefits of Exercise/Managing Stress and Depression/Take Care of Your Eyes
Week 4 - Medication Overview/Problem Solving/Setting Goals
Week 5 - No classes if there is a 5th Thursday in the month.
For more information, contact Karen DiDomenico: 203-932-5711, ext. 5189.
Spouses and family members welcome!
 
 
Bariatric Support Group
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Veterans who are pre-surgery, post-surgery, or "just thinking about surger" are welcome to attend.  supportive family/friend may attend with Veteran.
No appointment needed.  Drop-in.
Contact Adrienne.Miscimarra@va.gov for more information, or call 203-932-5711 ext. 3245.