Upcoming Events
February 2020

Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
 
Monday, Feb 3, 2020
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020
Tai Chi for Beginners
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for an 8 week Tai Chi group. You will be introduced to basic Tai Chi principles as well as beginners form that you can practice on your own.
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Patient Information Center
https://local.aarp.org/event/free-tax-clinic-for-veterans-2020-02-12-west-palm-beach-fl.html
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service)  will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Taking Charge of My Life and Health
 
Time: 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
8 -Week Series (Commitment to engage in entire series is required)
  • Exploring your life mission, aspirations, and purpose
  • Learning the practice of mindfulness
  • Goal setting, skill-building, and self-management
Appointments required, space is limited. Call 561-422-7282 to schedule.
 
 
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020
Guided Imagery for Whole Health
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 4B-251
 
 4-Week series to introduce guided imagery as a tool for self-care.
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service) will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA 4B-251
 
 No prior yoga experience required.
 
Whole Health Nutrition
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 4B-251
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome. No Appointments Required
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020
Tai Chi
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
 
Friday, Feb 7, 2020
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis. No Referral Required.
 
Heart Month Group Photo
 
Time: 12:30 PM- 12:45 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
?Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the no. 1 killer of women causing 1 in 3 deaths each year?  West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will be participating in the "Go Red for Women" campaign in order to raise awareness of heart disease in women.  Be sure to wear RED on Friday, February 7 and join us at 12:30 pm in the atrium for a group picture!  ?
 
February is American Heart Month. Women’s Health Service (WHS) and Patient Education Services are proud to continue collaborating with the American Heart Association (AHA) to bring awareness and knowledge about Heart disease and Stroke. Join us to help promote heart health and keep America’s Women Veterans strong all year.
 
National Wear Red Day is on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 to help save women’s lives. Join West Palm Beach VA as we support the nationwide movement with a local event.
 
 
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
 
Monday, Feb 10, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veterans and Employees Welcome
 
Red Cross Valentine Card Distribution
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
To kick off Salute to Veteran Patients Week, the VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) will pass out cards and treats to patients in our Main Atrium.
 
About the Veteran Salute Program
The week of February 14 each year provides an opportunity to say thank you to a special group of men and women, the more than 9 million Veterans of the U.S. armed services who are cared for in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, outpatient clinics, domiciliaries, and nursing homes.
 
The purpose of the National Salute to Veteran Patients Program is to:
  • pay tribute and express appreciation to Veterans;
  • increase community awareness of the role of the VA medical center;
  • encourage citizens to visit hospitalized Veterans and to become involved as volunteers.  
For more information on volunteering or donating call VAVS at 561-422-7373. 
 
Florida Licensing On Wheels
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Basement Tunnel Near MRI
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center has partnered with the Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) office to provide licensing services to Veterans and their families, volunteers and staff.
 
FLOW is a mobile Motor Vehicle office where customers can receive driver's licenses, vehicle tags, license renewals, disabled parking placards, ID cards and more! Please note, that no written or driving tests are given from mobile units.
 
The vehicle will be parked at the West Palm Beach VAMC on the following dates in 2020:
  • February 10
  • April 13
  • June 8
  • August 10
  • October 19
  • December 14
For more information fees and licensing guidelines call 850-617-2000 or visit www.flhsmv.gov.
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Tai Chi for Beginners
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for an 8 week Tai Chi group. You will be introduced to basic Tai Chi principles as well as beginners form that you can practice on your own.
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Patient Information Center
https://local.aarp.org/event/free-tax-clinic-for-veterans-2020-02-12-west-palm-beach-fl.html
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service)  will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
Guided Imagery for Whole Health
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 4B-251
 
 4-Week series to introduce guided imagery as a tool for self-care.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9A-101
 
All Veterans Welcome. No Appointments Required
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service) will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA 4B-251
 
 No prior yoga experience required.
 
Whole Health Nutrition
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 4B-251
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Veterans Resource Group
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: 2nd Thursday Room 8A-101 and 4th Thursday Room 9B-101
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Social Work Service will host a bi-monthly Veterans Resource Group every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month*. The purpose of the group is to provide Veterans with information on the resources and services available to them at VA and in the community.
 
Topics Include:
  • Transportation Options
  • Advance Directives and Goals of Care
  • Community-Based Financial and Legal Resources
  • Benefits (Non-Service-Connected Pensions, Aid and Attendance, Service-Connected Compensation)
  • Respite Options for Caregivers of Veterans
  • Housing/Placement Options and Eligibility
  • Home Health Aides
  • Medical Care Options - Home Based Primary Care and Video on Demand (VOD Telehealth)
For questions call Primary Care Social Work at 561-422-8262 ext 6884 or 8792.
 
*Except Federal holidays.
 
Homeless Stand Down
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1224 SW Avenue E Place, Belle Glade, FL 33430
https://www.homelesscoalitionpbc.org
 
Do you know a Veteran experiencing homelessness who needs help in Belle Glade? The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center has partnered with the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County to assist.
 
On Thursday, February 13, 2020 our team will be at the Lake Shore Civic Center from 9 am - 1 pm with a variety of community partners. Please help us spread the word to all Veterans in need of a helping hand.
 
For more information please call 561-355-HOME or visit www.homelesscoalitionpbc.org.
 
Tai Chi
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Women Veterans Lunch and Learn
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 5A-103
 
Women Veteran Education group meetings take place every 2nd Thursday providing valuable information to women who have served in the military. Various topics are discussed throughout the year at each meeting. Light lunch is provided at every meeting.
 
Please RSVP by calling 561-422-1236. 
 
TOPICS BY MONTH:
 
Jan 9  -  Suicide Prevention
Feb 13  -  Boundaries and Communication
Mar 12  -  Overview of Social Work Services 
Apr 9  -  Spiritual Growth and Finding Purpose 
May 14  -  Substance Abuse and Recovery 
Jun 11  -  Stress Management and Disaster Preparedness
Jul 9  -  Self-esteem and Self-Respect 
Aug 13  -  Balancing Life
Sep 10  -  Understanding and Reducing Your Anger 
Oct 8  -  Breast Cancer Awareness 
Nov 12  -  Gratitude
Dec 10 -  Holiday Social
 
 
 
 
Four Chaplains Service
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Chapel
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will hold its annual Four Chaplains Interfaith Memorial Service honoring the 87th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Dorchester.

The memorial service will honor the men who perished on the USS
Dorchester in 1943 by telling the story of the Four Chaplains two Protestant Chaplains, a Jewish Rabbi and a Catholic Priest, recognized for trying to save those aboard by handing out life jackets and helping men leave the ship. When the Dorchester went down, the arms of the Chaplains were linked together and they were singing hymns and singing prayers. Out of the 902 men aboard, 672 lost their lives. The Memorial Service will encourage “unity without uniformity” by inspiring goodwill and cooperation among all people.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Friday, Feb 14, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veterans and Employees Welcome
 
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
Singer Nanci Suzanne
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: Main Atrium 1st Floor
 
The Little gal with the BIG voice! Singer Nanci Suzanne will perform in recognition and celebration of National Salute to Veteran Patients Week.
 
 
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
 
Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Tai Chi
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veterans and Employees Welcome
 
Yoga
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
Tai Chi
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Tai Chi
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Tai Chi for Beginners
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for an 8 week Tai Chi group. You will be introduced to basic Tai Chi principles as well as beginners form that you can practice on your own.
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Patient Information Center
https://local.aarp.org/event/free-tax-clinic-for-veterans-2020-02-12-west-palm-beach-fl.html
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service)  will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020
Guided Imagery for Whole Health
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 4B-251
 
 4-Week series to introduce guided imagery as a tool for self-care.
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service) will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA 4B-251
 
 No prior yoga experience required.
 
Whole Health Nutrition
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 4B-251
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome. No Appointments Required
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Free Legal Clinic
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 1:30 PM (EST)
Location: Room BC-263
 
Veterans may meet with an attorney free of charge. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 561-655-8944 ext. 366 or e-mail: VAP@legalaidpbc.org.
 
Get information on topics such as:
• Veterans Resources
• Benefits
• Taxes
• Housing
 
This service is provided by the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. and the VA Social Work Service.
 
Tai Chi
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Friday, Feb 21, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veterans and Employees Welcome
 
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis. No Referral Required.
 
 
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
At Ease Veteran Socials
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: VFW Post 9610, 354 10th Street, Lake Park, FL
 
The Veterans Mental Health Advocacy Council will host weekly gatherings for Veterans who wish to:
  • Develop Social Connections
  • Build Comradery
  • Network and Share Resources.
There is no RSVP required. Veterans may drop in for this meeting. 
 
Please note: The "At Ease" Veteran socials are not mental health groups; alcohol is not served; and VFW membership is not required. 
 
The Veterans Mental Health Advocacy Council is a self-run Veteran’s council supported by the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center with the mission mental wellness advocacy, improving VA services and enhancing the quality of lives for Veterans.
 
 
 
Monday, Feb 24, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veterans and Employees Welcome
 
U.S. Census Bureau
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
The U.S. Census Bureau will host a table to inform Veterans and visitors about the job opportunities the agency has available. Anyone is welcome to stop by. Veterans are given prefernce in the hiring process.
 
Yoga
(CANCELED)
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Tai Chi for Beginners
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for an 8 week Tai Chi group. You will be introduced to basic Tai Chi principles as well as beginners form that you can practice on your own.
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Patient Information Center
https://local.aarp.org/event/free-tax-clinic-for-veterans-2020-02-12-west-palm-beach-fl.html
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service)  will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020
Guided Imagery for Whole Health
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 4B-251
 
 4-Week series to introduce guided imagery as a tool for self-care.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome. No Appointments Required
 
FREE Tax Clinic for Veterans
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
AARP Tax volunteers (sponsored by Voluntary Service) will provide FREE tax return services for all low and middle-income patients, volunteers and employees.
 
This service runs on February 4 through April 15, 2020 on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 9 am - 1 pm. 
 
When you meet with the Tax-Aide Volunteer, you MUST bring the following information:
•    Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
•    Copy of last year’s income tax returns
•    W-2 forms from each employer
•    Unemployment compensation statements
•    Voided check for direct deposit bank information
•    SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
•    All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing original purchase price of your sold assets
•    1099 forms if you received a pension or annuity
•    All forms indicating federal income tax paid
•    Mortgage interest statements and property tax receipts
•    Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
•    Receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA 4B-251
 
 No prior yoga experience required.
 
Whole Health Nutrition
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 4B-251
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
Blood Drive
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM (EST)
Location: Upper Parking Deck Near Chapel
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center has partnered with OneBlood to provide live saving blood donations to patients in need. All donors will receive free wellness checkups including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screenings during donation sessions. Walk-ins are welcome. ID is required as donor must be at least 16 years old to donate.
 
The OneBlood vehicle will be parked at the West Palm Beach VAMC on the following dates in 2020:
  • February 27
  • April 23
  • June 25
  • August 20
  • October 15
  • December 10
For more information visit. www.oneblood.org.
 
Veteran Orientation
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: 4B-116/117
 
Walk-ins and significant others are welcome!  Veterans can come and learn about benefits, services and new programs available at the West Palm Beach Campus as well as surrounding Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
 
Veterans Resource Group
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 9B-101
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Social Work Service will host a bi-monthly Veterans Resource Group every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month*. The purpose of the group is to provide Veterans with information on the resources and services available to them at VA and in the community.
 
Topics Include:
  • Transportation Options
  • Advance Directives and Goals of Care
  • Community-Based Financial and Legal Resources
  • Benefits (Non-Service-Connected Pensions, Aid and Attendance, Service-Connected Compensation)
  • Respite Options for Caregivers of Veterans
  • Housing/Placement Options and Eligibility
  • Home Health Aides
  • Medical Care Options - Home Based Primary Care and Video on Demand (VOD Telehealth)
For questions call Primary Care Social Work at 561-422-8262 ext 6884 or 8792.
 
*Except Federal holidays.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veteran and Employees welcome
 
 
Friday, Feb 28, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
Veterans and Employees Welcome
 
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
 
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.