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Image; Older woman in hospital bed with young woman providing food.Summer Youth Volunteers Needed!
Truman VA is looking for youth volunteers for the 2019 summer. This eight-week program is a positive learning experience for 14-17 year olds in Columbia. Find out how to apply today!
Image; Woman in exercise shoes walking on a trail with the words "Move More and Sit Less" at the bottomMove More and Sit Less
Americans spend way too much time sitting during the day and it’s impacting the body’s ability to protect against chronic health conditions. Find out how you can improve your overall health with just a few activities.
image; different size alcohol glasses with text that says, Moderation and Drinking.Moderation Key to Safe Drinking
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. To better understand alcohol consumption and its risks, staff from Truman VA’s Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Program offer this simple screening tool.
Image, Vet Center Resource FairVet Center Resource Fair
Join Truman VA and the Columbia Vet Center for a free “come and go” benefits fair, promoting resources available to Veterans, military members, and their families. Light refreshments will be provided.
Image; Male and Female Soldier, Pathways to Healing, Military Sexual Trauma, April 3, 10am to 3pm, Truman VA AuditoriumPathways to Healing from MST
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Truman VA is hosting an event on Wednesday, April 3 from 10am to 3pm. The event will showcase artwork and other mediums done by Military Sexual Trauma (MST) survivors.
National Nutrition Month March 2019National Nutrition Month 2019
Keeping up with the fast-paced and ever-changing world of healthy nutrition can be frustrating. However, Truman VA’s dietitians are here to help. Find out how you can make healthier food choices.
Come to the Salute to Women's EventSalute to Women Veterans
Join us on Friday March 15, 2019 at 12 noon in Truman VA's auditorium to celebrate Women Veterans History month. This campaign will highlight the awareness of the service, diversity, and resilience of women Veterans.
Photo; Scales with sign'yes' surrounded by healthy lifestyle accessoriesMaintaining Weight Is Not Always Easy
Motivation is key when establishing healthy habits. We all start out motivated, but then get discouraged when the numbers don’t reflect the effort. Remember that healthy habits are like running a marathon, not a sprint.
Photo; Ashley Fleming before and after photos after losing 30lbsOn the MOVE! to a Better Me
Desperate for something that would work - and weighing close to 300 pounds - Fleming told her provider that she wanted to have bariatric surgery. However, after attending the MOVE! program, she changed her mind.
Image; William Oberholtzer's before and after he lost 106 lbs.A MOVE! in the Right Direction
“What I like about the MOVE! Program is that it’s not a diet,” Oberholtzer said. “In fact, I can eat what I want as long as I’m responsible.” Since starting the MOVE! Program, Oberholtzer has lost 106 pounds.

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