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  • Veteran's Health and Wellness Fair & VA Town Hall
    10:00 AM-3:00 PM
    04-14-2018
    6900 North Pecos Road, Las Vegas, NV 89086, USA
    6900 North Pecos Road, Las Vegas, NV 89086, USA

    The Southern Nevada Veterans Community Engagement Boardand The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare Systemwill co-host a

    Veterans Health and Wellness Fair & VA Town Hall

    at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center6900 N. Pecos Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89086

    Saturday, April 14, 2018Health & Wellness Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Town Hall:  11 a.m. - Noon in the Auditorium

    The Town Hall will include updates from local VA and Nevada Department of Veteran Services leadership on improvements and advancements in the delivery of healthcare, benefits, and services to Veterans in Southern Nevada.The Health & Wellness Fair will include more than 40 community and VA organizations providing Veterans, their families and caregivers with information on a wide-variety of topics. VA and community information booths will be on-site from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with displays and information for Veterans, their families, and caregivers.Special accommodations are being made to have representatives from benefits, enrollment and eligibility, non-VA care, and patient advocacy on hand during the Health and Wellness Fair to attend to Veterans' individual concerns and needs.The meeting is open to the public. As a courtesy to those Veterans that do not want to be photographed, a section has been set aside in the back of the Auditorium. 

    Tables are available to resource providers on a first come, first serve basis.To reserve a table, click the RSVP link below.

    For questions or more information, please contact one of the following individuals:

    Community Information Tables and Displays:Eva Secchiari, 702-497-8744 or eva@lifeafteractiveduty.orgKelley Guidry, 702-400-6506 or kelley@forgottennotgone.org

    VA and Government Displays and Veterans Town Hall:Charles Ramey/David Martinez, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Public Affairs702-791-9003702-792-9004 or VHALASPAO@va.gov


    Health & Wellness Fair Information(Current as of April 6)SPEAKERS:11 a.m. – noonVeterans Quarterly Town HallPeggy Kearns- Director, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare SystemTeria Dowdy- Acting Director, Veterans Benefits Administration Reno Regional OfficeDr. Ramu Komanduri, Chief of Staff, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare SystemVA leaders will provide a quarterly update on the delivery of healthcare and benefits in Southern Nevada and participate in a moderated Q&A session.12:30-1:00 p.m.Brain Optimization and Sleep HygieneDr. Don Poisson – Neuro Feedback Training CenterMoral InjuryBruno Moya – Veterans Representative, Office of Senator Dean HellerPhellep Snow – Outreach Specialist, Henderson Vet Center1:15-1:45 p.m. Nutrition and Natural Supplements – Combating PTSD & DepressionKelley Guidry- Forgotten Not GoneRecreational TherapyBernard Preston, City of Las VegasDoug Deak, Recreational Therapist, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System2-2:30 p.m.Surviving SuicideBill Emmel, 22 Warriors FoundationMike Kelley, VeteranBeyond Addiction Rehab Recovery- Veteran Peer CoachingSkip Farley, Foundation for Recovery
    VETERANS CLAIMS CLINICThe Veterans Benefits Administration will hold a claims clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assist Veterans with questions about eligibility and individual claims. 
    INFORMATION BOOTHSMore than 40 information booths will be part of the Health & Wellness Fair including the following:Department of Veterans AffairsChoice/Non-VA CareEnrollment and EligibilityVeteran Appointment Request (VAR)My HealtheVetNevada Department of Veterans ServicesNutritionPatient AdvocatePharmacyPrimary Care / Women’s Health CenterPsychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery CenterSocial Work / Homeless Program / Advanced DirectivesTransition & Care Management ProgramVA Southern Nevada Fisher HouseLas Vegas and Henderson Vet CentersVHA Community Care - Delivery Operation Claims Adjudication and ReimbursementVeterans Benefits AdministrationVoluntary ServiceNon-VA Participants (Note: Listing of community organizations is for informational purposes only and does infer or imply federal endorsement.)Nevada Department of Veterans ServicesOffice of Congresswoman Dina TitusSocial Security AdministrationLife After Active DutyCleveland Clinic – Lou Ruvo Center for Brain HealthNevada 2-1-1Goodwill of Southern NevadaLife After Active DutyMontevista Behavioral HospitalVeterans of Foreign WarsComfort Hospice CareHomewatch CareGiversT.R.Y. Trauma Recovery YogaPalm Mortuary & CemeteryForgotten Not GoneCapTel Captioned TelephonesAmerican Legion Post 76Elizabeth Dole FoundationSouthern Nevada Women Veterans CoalitionNevada National Guard Family ProgramsCARE of Southern NevadaRWB Dog TagsMSA Home & Health HospiceFoundation for RecoveryPHP AgencyUnited Healthcare 
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