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Fargo VA Health Care System

 

Intro to Whole Health Aug. 10 & 21

Intro to Whole Health

Please join us for Introduction to Whole Health Classes at the Fargo VA Medical Center, August 10 & 21! Dates/Times/Locations: Friday August 10, 8-10 a.m., in the Whole Health & Wellness Center (2E-25), or Tuesday August 21, 4-6 p.m., in the 3rd floor auditorium at the Fargo VA Medical Center, 2101 Elm St. North, Fargo ND.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Please join us this month for Introduction to Whole Health Classes at the Fargo VA Medical Center on August 10 or August 21!

Dates/Times/Locations: Friday August 10, 8-10 a.m., in the Whole Health & Wellness Center (2E-25), or Tuesday August 21, 4-6 p.m., in the 3rd floor auditorium, at the Fargo VA Medical Center, 2101 Elm St. North, Fargo ND.

The classes are open to Veterans transitioning from service who are not enrolled in VA health care, new enrollees to VA health care, and currently enrolled Veterans. Each class is a stand-alone session – participants only need to attend on one of the dates.

Introduction to Whole Health classes are designed to introduce Veterans to the VA Whole Health approach to care. Whole Health recognizes the patient as a whole person and helps support their unique answer to the question, “What would you do if your health were the best it could be?” Whole Health goes beyond illnesses, injuries, or disabilities. It focuses on the patient’s values, aspirations, health, well-being, and includes self-care and complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, massage, yoga, tai chi, and mindfulness, along with conventional medical care. In Whole Health care, the patient is a more active partner with their health team. The number one goal is for the patient to accomplish the mission they create for themselves.

Through the Fargo VA’s programs and services and, most importantly, the patient’s own strengths and abilities, we will work together to optimize patients’ well-being with a focus on what is important to the patient.

Transitioning from the service can pose unique challenges and opportunities. During the classes, professionals will discuss why a whole health approach is helpful in meting these challenges.

For more information, call (701) 239-3700, dial 9 then extension 2998.

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