Portland VA Medical Center
June 2019

Monday, Jun 3, 2019
Fly Fishing Workshops - Project Healing Waters (Vancouver)
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus, Building 11, 3rd Floor, Columbia Room
 
This is a non-VA activity run by the non-profit group Project Healing Waters and managed by registered VAPORHCS Volunteers.  Project Healing Waters has a national Memorandum of Agreement with the VA to work together to help Veterans.
 
Whether you are a novice or an experienced fly fisherman, all veterans are invited to sign up for these workshops.
 
At the workshops Veterans will learn fly fishing techniques, develop skills, and just talk about fishing. The group will tie flies and teach techniques to catch fish.
 
If you are interested join this group, call the Voluntary Services Hotline
503-402-2896 to get more information or stop by the Auditorium.
 
Project Healing Waters will host fishing trips in the spring and summer!
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Fairview
 
Location: Fairview VA Clinic, 1800 NE Market Drive, Fairview, OR 97024
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019
Healthy Teaching Kitchen Cooking Class
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM (PST)
Location: PVAMC, 101 rm 109
 
Veterans - Join us the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month for cooking demos on ideas for making healthy foods at home. We cover everything from kitchen skills basics to meal planning. Each month is a different theme!
 
To register, call (503) 273-5112
No referral required.
Copay status: Depending on your service-connection and other factors, this class may have a co-pay ($15 per class).
If Veterans typically have a co-pay when visiting doctors or other health care professionals at the VA, this class will also have a co-pay.

Jessica Martini, MSCD RD
CHF Clinic Dietitian
Portland VA Healthcare System
503-220-8262, ext56783
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Vancouver
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Qigong
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Gym, Bldg. 14, Room 110
 
Qigong
Come to an informational session to learn about Qigong and how you can participate/sign up for a class at the Vancouver VA
 
?What is Qigong?  A series of safe, gentle movements  similar to Tai Chi, done in a meditative way to promote wellbeing
 
?What are the benefits of Qigong?  
 
?It may:
?- improve quality of life and emotional   wellbeing
?- decrease fatigue
?- stimulate the immune system
?- reduce stress
?- promote better sleep
?- help with range of motion and mobility
 
Facilitators: Tracey Bigelow and Ellen Kessi, LCSW
Location:  Vancouver VA Gym Building 14 Room 110
Orientation: Wednesday June 5th 10:30 to 11:30am
Contact:  (503) 220-8262 ext. 32261 for more information
 
 
LGBTQ Support Group meets Portland and Fairview
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center - call for specific location
 
LGBTQ Support Group
The Portland VA is dedicated to providing diverse services for all Veterans. We currently offer two LGBTQ Support Groups at the Portland VA Medical Center and the Fairview VA Clinic.
 
Fairview Clinic  --- Every 3rd Thursday, Noon - 1 p.m
1800 NE Market Drive
Fairview, OR 97024
For questions or to inquire how to joint the Fairview group, contact: Dr. Aakash Kishore (503) 660-0677 or Sarah Campbell (503) 660-0710
 
Portland VA Medical Center -- Every other Wednesday (calendar settings don't allow for every other Wednesday notation, sorry for the confusion.)
11 a.m - Noon
5/29, 6/12, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11
For questions or to initiate a screening to join the Portland group, please contact:
Dr. Stephanie Rodriguez, ext. 53089
 
These groups are a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning Veterans to discuss and explore topics related to relationships, sexuality, health, identity, stress, and more. Topics are selected by group members with facilitation provided by VA staff.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – West Linn
 
Location: West Linn CBOC
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans (women only) - Portland
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga (modified) Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
NAMI Veteran Only Peer to Peer (P2P) Course
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center - Room TBD
 
 
Are you a Veteran living with a mental health challenge?
 
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Veteran Only Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Course is coming soon!
 
• FREE recovery/wellness education course and materials
• Open to Veterans of all eras experiencing a mental health challenge
• Two hours each week for eight weeks
• Taught by trained NAMI peer leaders
 
Topics include . . . 
• PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia and more . . . 
• Basics of brain biology and medications
• Identifying and writing individual goals
• Assessing, building social and support systems
• Early warning signs related to stressful events
 
Thursdays, April 18 through June 6, 2019 - 3 - 5 p.m. Classes will be held at the Portland VA Medical Center. Registration Required: call NAMI Multnomah at (503) 228-5692.
Room location of class to be provided when you register
 
P2P is an introduction on mental health recovery/wellness providing coping skills and information. Participants will share the wisdom of their lived experiences; receive and give support in a safe and confidential setting. Recovery/wellness is a journey.
Whether you are at the start of your journey or have had years of experience, you can benefit from this course.
 
 
 
Friday, Jun 7, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – Vancouver
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Fairview
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (PST)
Location: Fairview VA Clinic, 1800 NE Market Drive, Fairview, OR 97024
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Monday, Jun 10, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Vancouver
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
Weight Management Support Group Meeting
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM (PST)
Location: VA Virtual Medical Center
https://www.vavmc.com/media
 
• Meet fellow Veterans from across the country
• Use your own computer conveniently at home
• Create an avatar and attend live, interactive weight-management sessions
 
Watch a Video on the VA Virtual Medical Center at: https://www.vavmc.com/media (click on videos tab)
To join the next session, call your local MOVE! office:
VA Portland MOVE! Office: (503) 220 – 3482 or 1 (800) 949 – 1004 ext. 53482
or MyHealtheVet Secure Message: MOVE_Weight Management_Portland_HPDP
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Hillsboro
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (PST)
Location: Hillsboro CBOC, 1925 NE Stucki Ave., Suite #300, Hillsboro, OR 97006
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Vancouver
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
LGBTQ Support Group meets Portland and Fairview
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center - call for specific location
 
LGBTQ Support Group
The Portland VA is dedicated to providing diverse services for all Veterans. We currently offer two LGBTQ Support Groups at the Portland VA Medical Center and the Fairview VA Clinic.
 
Fairview Clinic  --- Every 3rd Thursday, Noon - 1 p.m
1800 NE Market Drive
Fairview, OR 97024
For questions or to inquire how to joint the Fairview group, contact: Dr. Aakash Kishore (503) 660-0677 or Sarah Campbell (503) 660-0710
 
Portland VA Medical Center -- Every other Wednesday (calendar settings don't allow for every other Wednesday notation, sorry for the confusion.)
11 a.m - Noon
5/29, 6/12, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11
For questions or to initiate a screening to join the Portland group, please contact:
Dr. Stephanie Rodriguez, ext. 53089
 
These groups are a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning Veterans to discuss and explore topics related to relationships, sexuality, health, identity, stress, and more. Topics are selected by group members with facilitation provided by VA staff.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – West Linn
 
Location: West Linn CBOC
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans (women only) - Portland
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Portland Vet Center 40th Anniversary / Open House
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland Vet Center, 1505 NE 122nd Ave Portland, OR 97230
https://www.facebook.com/events/343405092980755/
 
The Portland Vet Center would like to invite all Veterans, Families and Friends to an Annual Open House Celebration.

It is the 40th Anniversary of the Portland Vet Center!

• A great opportunity to socialize with the staff and meet all of the people and organizations we work with to help bring more services to our Veteran Community.

• Get up to date on services provided by the VA and other organizations that serve Veterans.

Does your organization support Veterans with services?
Please contact Ryan to see about hosting an information table during the event.

Refreshments will be served.

Contact:
Ryan McNabb
Outreach Coordinator
(503)688-5361
 
Living with Epilepsy Support Group
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg. 104, level P-5, Room 154A
 
Living with Epilepsy Support Group
Living with seizures?
Feeling isolated, alone?
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You are invited to join the Epilepsy Support Group!
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Meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
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Portland VA Medical Center
Building 104
Level P5 - Room 154A
1 - 2:30 pm
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Call to Register:
Jan Spencer, LCSW
(503) 220-8262  ext. 51661
 
 
Gentle Yoga (modified) Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Friday, Jun 14, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – Vancouver
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Cancer Support Group; YOGA AND HEALING
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital, Rd., Bldg. 100, Room 6C-109
https://www.facebook.com/events/323621525001327/
 
Cancer Support Group For Veterans and Family Members.
 
YOGA AND HEALING:
Katrina Rodenkirch
Physical Therapist , VAPORHCS
Friday, June 14, 10-11:00 a.m.
 
WHERE
Portland VA Medical Center
3710 SW US Veterans Hospital, Rd.
Bldg.  100, Room 6C-109
 
REGISTER
Please call:
Marcy Stooksbury RDN
Oncology Dietitian
(503) 273-5232
 
Please join us during any portion of your cancer journey for our regular meetings every 2nd and 4th Friday 
10-11:00 a.m.
 
Cancer Support Group
(CANCELED)
 
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg. 100, 6th floor, 6C-109
 
Cancer Support Group
 
When:
2nd Friday of every month
10 a.m. - Noon
 
Where:
Portland VA Medical Center
Bldg. 100, 6th Floor, Room 6C-109
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Monthly Parkinson’s Disease Support Group (2nd Friday)
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
https://goo.gl/57xErF
 
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group.
Supporting. Sharing. Uplifting.

You are invited to join a monthly support group for Veterans with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners.

This starts November 9, 2018, and is scheduled for the second Friday of each month.

10:00–11:30 a.m. Portland VA Medical Center

Our support group provides an opportunity for people to meet regularly for mutual support and to exchange coping skills with others in matters relating to Parkinson’s disease. We will also feature quarterly guest speakers.

Participants must register. 
For more information or to sign-up, please contact:
Kristi Ketchum, LCSW
(503) 220-8262 ext. 58594

For more information about the VA Northwest Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center, please visit us at https://www.parkinsons.va.gov/northwest/

 
 
 
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019
Dementia Education 101: Intro to Dementia
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
Location: Vancouver Campus, 1601 E. 4th Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA
https://www.facebook.com/events/1024014381128250/
 
Dementia Education Workshops...
 
Dementia 101:  Intro to Dementia
What is dementia?
How is it diagnosed?
How does it affect my loved one’s thinking and behaviors?
Vancouver Campus
1601 E. 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Tuesday, June 18
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 
Sign-up is easy!
Call Kristi Ketchum, LCSW at (503) 220-8262 Ext. 58594
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Exploring Long Term Care
Learn about options and resources for long term care including levels of care and how to pay for it.
West Linn Clinic
1750 SW Blankenship Rd Ste 300
West Linn, OR
Tuesday, July 15
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sign-up is easy!
Call Kristi Ketchum, LCSW at (503) 220-8262 Ext. 58594
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Effective Communication Strategies for Dementia Caregivers
Participants will better understand how dementia influences communication including strategies to interpret messages and signals from loved ones with dementia.
*Caregivers only
Vancouver Campus
1601 E. 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Tuesday, July 30
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sign-up is easy!
Call Kristi Ketchum, LCSW at (503) 220-8262 Ext. 58594
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Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen Cooking Class
 
Location: PVAMC, 101 rm 109
 
Veterans - Join us the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month for cooking demos on ideas for making healthy foods at home. We cover everything from kitchen skills basics to meal planning. Each month is a different theme!
 
To register, call (503) 273-5112
No referral required.
Copay status: Depending on your service-connection and other factors, this class may have a co-pay ($15 per class).
If Veterans typically have a co-pay when visiting doctors or other health care professionals at the VA, this class will also have a co-pay.

Jessica Martini, MSCD RD
CHF Clinic Dietitian
Portland VA Healthcare System
503-220-8262, ext56783
 
 
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Vancouver
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
LGBTQ Support Group meets Portland and Fairview
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center - call for specific location
 
LGBTQ Support Group
The Portland VA is dedicated to providing diverse services for all Veterans. We currently offer two LGBTQ Support Groups at the Portland VA Medical Center and the Fairview VA Clinic.
 
Fairview Clinic  --- Every 3rd Thursday, Noon - 1 p.m
1800 NE Market Drive
Fairview, OR 97024
For questions or to inquire how to joint the Fairview group, contact: Dr. Aakash Kishore (503) 660-0677 or Sarah Campbell (503) 660-0710
 
Portland VA Medical Center -- Every other Wednesday (calendar settings don't allow for every other Wednesday notation, sorry for the confusion.)
11 a.m - Noon
5/29, 6/12, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11
For questions or to initiate a screening to join the Portland group, please contact:
Dr. Stephanie Rodriguez, ext. 53089
 
These groups are a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning Veterans to discuss and explore topics related to relationships, sexuality, health, identity, stress, and more. Topics are selected by group members with facilitation provided by VA staff.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – West Linn
 
Location: West Linn CBOC
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans (women only) - Portland
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
LGBTQ Support Group - two locations Portland & Fairview
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center & Fairview VA Clinic
 
LGBTQ Support Group
The Portland VA is dedicated to providing diverse services for all Veterans. We currently offer two LGBTQ Support Groups at the Portland VA Medical Center and the Fairview VA Clinic.
 
Fairview Clinic  --- Every 3rd Thursday, Noon - 1 p.m
1800 NE Market Drive
Fairview, OR 97024
For questions or to inquire how to joint the Fairview group, contact: Dr. Aakash Kishore (503) 660-0677 or Sarah Campbell (503) 660-0710
 
Portland VA Medical Center -- Every other Wednesday
11 a.m - Noon
For questions or to inquire how to join the Portland VA group, contact Dr. Drew Fowler (503) 220-8262, ext. 54646 or Dr. Gina Ortola ext, 56610.
 
These groups are a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning Veterans to discuss and explore topics related to relationships, sexuality, health, identity, stress, and more. Topics are selected by group members with facilitation provided by VA staff.
 
 
 
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg. 104, level P5- Room 154A
 
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP
 
Are you a Veteran living with MS?
Would you like to learn more about the disease?
Meet others living with MS and share your experience?
Meets every 3rd Thursday of each month
SPACE IS LIMITED REGISTER NOW!
 
Contact:
Jan Spencer, LCSW
(503) 220-8262, ext. 51661
 
 
 
 
 
PORTLAND VA MEDICAL CENTER
BLDG 104, LEVEL P5 – ROOM 154A
1- 2:30 P.M.
 
 
Gentle Yoga (modified) Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – Vancouver
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Fly Fishing Workshops - Project Healing Waters (Portland)
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 101, 2nd Floor, Auditorium
 
This is a non-VA activity run by the non-profit group Project Healing Waters and managed by registered VAPORHCS Volunteers.  Project Healing Waters has a national Memorandum of Agreement with the VA to work together to help Veterans.
 
Whether you are a novice or an experienced fly fisherman, all veterans are invited to sign up for these workshops.
 
At the workshops Veterans will learn fly fishing techniques, develop skills, and just talk about fishing. The group will tie flies and teach techniques to catch fish.
 
If you are interested join this group, call the Voluntary Services Hotline
503-402-2896 to get more information or stop by the Auditorium.
 
Project Healing Waters will host fishing trips in the spring and summer!
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Fairview
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (PST)
Location: Fairview VA Clinic, 1800 NE Market Drive, Fairview, OR 97024
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Monday, Jun 24, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Vancouver
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Hillsboro
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (PST)
Location: Hillsboro CBOC, 1925 NE Stucki Ave., Suite #300, Hillsboro, OR 97006
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Vancouver
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
LGBTQ Support Group meets Portland and Fairview
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center - call for specific location
 
LGBTQ Support Group
The Portland VA is dedicated to providing diverse services for all Veterans. We currently offer two LGBTQ Support Groups at the Portland VA Medical Center and the Fairview VA Clinic.
 
Fairview Clinic  --- Every 3rd Thursday, Noon - 1 p.m
1800 NE Market Drive
Fairview, OR 97024
For questions or to inquire how to joint the Fairview group, contact: Dr. Aakash Kishore (503) 660-0677 or Sarah Campbell (503) 660-0710
 
Portland VA Medical Center -- Every other Wednesday (calendar settings don't allow for every other Wednesday notation, sorry for the confusion.)
11 a.m - Noon
5/29, 6/12, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11
For questions or to initiate a screening to join the Portland group, please contact:
Dr. Stephanie Rodriguez, ext. 53089
 
These groups are a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning Veterans to discuss and explore topics related to relationships, sexuality, health, identity, stress, and more. Topics are selected by group members with facilitation provided by VA staff.
 
 
 
Mindful Meditation - Vancouver
 
Time: 12:30 PM- 1:30 PM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Gym, Bldg. 14, Room 110 (enter on North side of building)
 
Mindfulness Meditation
Come to an informational session to learn about Mindfulness and how you can participate/sign up for a 6 week class

 
?What is Mindfulness?  Paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, without judgement.
 
?What are the potential benefits of Mindfulness Meditation?  ?It May:
?- improve quality of life and emotional   wellbeing
?- decrease fatigue and pain
?- reduce stress
?- promote better sleep
 
 
Facilitators: Dr. Katherine Noonan, PhD and Ellen Kessi, LCSW
Orientation: Wednesday June 26th 12:30-1:30 pm
 Location:  Vancouver VA Gym
Building 14 (near the Museum & Vietnam Garden) Room 110 (enter on North side of building)
Contact:  (503) 220-8262 ext. 32261 or 33128 for more information
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – West Linn
 
Location: West Linn CBOC
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
Natioinal PTSD Awareness Day
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Bldg. 101, Auditorium Lobby (2nd floor, near Auditorium entrance)
 
June 27 is National PTSD Awareness Day
June is PTSD Awareness Month
 
You are invited to meet the Portland PTSD Clinical Team and learn what services are available for Veterans who have PTSD. Veterans, their loved ones, and staff are all welcome. #PTSDAwareness
 
June 27 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Portland VA Medical Center Building 101
Auditorium Lobby (near Auditorium entrance )

Questions? Call ext. 33899
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans (women only) - Portland
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
Living with Epilepsy Support Group
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg. 104, level P5, Room 154A
 
Living with Epilepsy Support Group
Living with seizures?
Feeling isolated, alone?
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You are invited to join the Epilepsy Support Group!
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Meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
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Portland VA Medical Center
Building 104
Level P5 - Room 154A
1 - 2:30 pm
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Call to Register:
Jan Spencer, LCSW
(503) 220-8262  ext. 51661
 
Gentle Yoga (modified) Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.
 
 
 
 
Friday, Jun 28, 2019
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans – Vancouver
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (PST)
Location: Vancouver VA Campus
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit
 
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center
 
Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans
 
Offered in Portland, Vancouver, Fairview, West Linn & Hillsboro.
 
All classes require a Primary Care Provider (PCP) consult, so you need to
contact your PCP if you are interested. (Rehab. med. → yoga whole health)
 
All classes are 60 min
 
Monday:
Vancouver, 10:00 a.m. (every other week)
Hillsboro, 3:00 p.m. (every other week)
 
Tuesday:
Portland, 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday:
Vancouver, 9:00 a.m.
West Linn, 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday:
Portland - women only, 10:00 a.m.
Portland - modified yoga, 2:00 p.m.
 
Friday:
Vancouver, 8:00 a.m.
Fairview, 10:30 a.m. (1st and 3rd week of month)
Portland, 1:00 p.m.
 
For more information contact:
Katrina Rodenkirch, PT
(503) 220-8262
Ext. 58641
 
Yoga is movement that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and relaxation.
 
All postures can be modified for individual needs.
 
Please arrive wearing comfortable clothing for the most benefit.