Jesse Brown VA Medical Center


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Elderly man and woman on a couch look at a laptopExplore Long Term Services, Supports—Just in Case
Explore your long term care services and supports now, while you don't need them. Personal proactive planning can provide you peace of mind for yourself and those you care about.
Image of the new VA Website homepageNew VA Website Re-Design
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.
The CRRC is located at 2750 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL. The Grand Opening is April 10Homeless Veterans Resource Center
Back in 2010, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki charged us all to become personally committed to ending Veteran homelessness by 2015. The plan is considered ambitious for sure, but Jesse Brown VA Medical Center is not deterred.
JBVAMC will dedicate its “Wall of Honor” in the hallway of the Bed Tower Pavilion entrance on Saturday, November 10, at 10:30 a.m.   The medical center is hoping for a large turnout of Veterans from each military branch to recognize their service to our country.JBVA to unveil “Wall of Honor” plaque prior to Veterans Day
JBVAMC will commemorate Veterans Day on Saturday, November 10, with two special events that will be meaningful to all those who have served our Nation in uniform, as well as the JB employees who continue to serve our Veterans.
JBVAMC takes pride in being named as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission for the second year in a row. A large banner at the entrance to the Atrium Pavilion shares the good news with anyone entering the facility.Joint Commission Recognizes JBVA as a “Top Performer”
Joint Commission Recognizes JBVA as a “Top Performer”
Jesse Brown VAMC Director, Michael Anaya speaking at Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) Veteran of the Month ceremonyJesse Brown VAMC director named ‘Veteran of the Month’
The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) recognized Michael Anaya Sr., a veteran of both the Air Force and Navy, as its October 2012 “Veteran of the Month.”
Welcome Home imageWelcome Home, Veterans Summit at UIC Forum Aug. 9
Veterans and their families are invited to attend the Illinois Warrior Summit and 5th Annual Welcome Home Celebration at the University of Illinois at Chicago's UIC Forum on Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Winning quiltJesse Brown VAMC Veterans win at Creative Arts Competition
Three Veterans from Chicago's Jesse Brown VA Medical Center won medals in the 2012 Department of Veterans Affairs National Creative Arts Competition.
BackpackChicago VA to provide needed school supplies
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center is teaming up with Volunteers of America Illinois to provide new school supplies to children who are homeless or in foster care.
The St. Louis Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.Chicago VA sends 21 to National Golden Age Games
Twenty-one Veterans from Jesse Brown VA Medical Center joined nearly 800 Veterans from 40 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands to compete in the 26th National Veterans Golden Age Games in St. Louis.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Outside building photoOpening Soon: New Polytrauma-Rehabilitiation Center
New Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center in Tampa to open soon. The first stop for Veterans on the road to recovery and home, the state-of-the-art facility provides home-like, healing environment.
A man uses an iPad at a tableHelp with Concussions in Veterans' Hands Today
Knowledge learned by VA in treating Traumatic Brain Injury helped develop Concussion Coach, a mobile app with tools to assess symptoms and help with coping strategies.
A smiling woman counts change to a man at a kitchen counterHelping Veterans Find and Keep a Home
Occupational therapist Sarah Scalia assesses Veterans (105 so far) to ensure they are able to maintain the affordable housing provided them through the HUD-VASH program.
A woman and a man talk and point to a brochurePeer Specialists Held in High Regard by Veterans
Peer specialist program: Veterans who have recovered from mental illness serve as role models for other Veterans. Veterans will connect better with those who have experienced the same things.
Runners start a race on a trackHow Can I Live a Healthier Life?
Take charge of your health care. It’s never too late to get back on track and start taking steps towards a healthier you by getting informed, developing healthy habits, and enrolling in health care.
yoga poseStudy to Help Women Vets Coping with MST
VA to launch study of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction this year to determine if it can help relieve symptoms of PTSD in women vets who have experienced military sexual trauma.
The face of a manWhy Slow Down?
Four hundred Veterans are participating in the Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. It’s the world-leader in adaptive winter sports for Veterans, active duty servicemen and women with disabilities.
A man with a prosthetic leg and his son work out on exercise ballsWeight Loss for Those with Disabilities
Veterans and others with disabilities can lose weight through a program that involves phone calls and a Web-based remote coaching tool. The approach is low-cost and effective, say researchers.
Woman holds up an image of the food pyramidCan Good Nutrition Save Your Life?
VA wants to help you get in shape, think about nutrition, live longer and have a healthy, energetic life. VA registered dietitians are here to assist you with your nutrition and health concerns.
Face of a woman Veteran with a shirt that reads Live FreeVeterans Tell Their Stories
At the VA in Madison, Wis., the life histories of patients are written down and included in their medical charts. This gives caregivers a better understanding of the human being they are treating.

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