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Photo of Frank "Doc" Schupp at podium.VA New Jersey Veterans Day
The VA New Jersey Health Care System held a Veterans Day program at the East Orange VA Medical Center November 6. Frank “Doc” Schupp, a U.S. Army veteran, spoke about his journey of transitioning back to civilian life.
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Bob MoranVeteran recalls mental health recovery
One might wonder in today’s climate of inclusion and understanding, is talking about Mental Health among Veterans and service members still a taboo subject? One Veteran says it shouldn’t be.
The Lyons CLC has improved to 5 stars.CLC improves to 5 stars
The Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System Community Living Center at Lyons, New Jersey has improved its overall rating to five stars in the latest assessment for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2019.
Submissions on display during the Veterans Creative Arts Festival April 11 at the VA New Jersey Lyons campus.Veteran Creative Arts Festival viewing held at VA
A viewing of the entries in the annual Veterans Creative Arts Festival was held at the VA New Jersey Health Care System April 11. A total of 72 Veteran artists submitted their works for the annual competition.
Cornel Spalding-Brown (center) holds a published book of his poems surrounded by VA New Jersey Health Care System staff that attended his recital.Veteran patient returns to poetry for healing
A Veteran patient read a selection of his published poems for caregivers, administrators and patients during a recital April 8 at the VA Medical Center at East Orange, New Jersey.
#BeThere for the Veterans you know.Suicide Prevention
You don’t need to have special training to support the Veterans in your life in order to help them if they are going through a difficult time. Small actions can have a huge impact.
Heather-Dawn Rau, a resident at the VA New Jersey Community Living Center, speaks with an assembly of leaders from VANJ and GetWellNetwork on December 18. The group visited the CLC to hear Veterans’ evaluations of the newly deployed patient engagement technology.VA New Jersey adopts new technology
The Veterans Affairs nursing home recently adopted new technology to allow Veterans to stay connected and be more involved with their care. The solution is designed for Veterans in long-term care settings.
Vincent Immiti, VA New Jersey Health Care System director, Terrence Kennedy, health care technician, and John Griffith, VANJHCS associate director, stand together during the grand opening ceremony of the 'Star and Strikes' bowling lanes at the VA New Jersey Lyons campus, December 13.VANJHCS opens bowling alley
The VA Medical Center held a grand re-opening for the bowling alley at its Lyons campus December 13. The “Stars and Strikes” bowling lanes opened for Veterans who are inpatients with the VA New Jersey Health Care System.
Native American performers gathered at the VA New Jersey East Orange campus Novebmer 30.Native American Heritage event at VANJHCS
A Native American Heritage Month celebration was held at the Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System’s East Orange, New Jersey campus November 30. The event featured traditional music and dances.
The VANJHCS CLC improved to 3 stars.CLC improves to 3 stars
The Veterans Affairs Community Living Center at Lyons, New Jersey has improved its overall ratings in the latest assessment. The CLC is a nursing home housing Veterans receiving short- and long-term care.

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