Portland VA Medical Center
July 2019

Monday, Jul 1, 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, Jul 2, 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, Jul 3, 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, Jul 4, 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.
 
 
 
 
Friday, Jul 5, 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, Jul 8, 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: 2:00 PM- 3:00 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, Jul 9, 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, Jul 10, 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, Jul 11, 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.
 
 
 
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, Jul 12, 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 for Veterans & Family
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, 6th Floor, Room 6C-109
 
 
Cancer Support Group
Featuring:
  • Guest Speakers
  • Activities
  • Nutrition Info
  • Support
 
Please join us during any portion of your cancer journey…
 
To register, please call Marcy Stooksbury RDN
Oncology Dietitian
(503) 273-5232
When
2nd & 4th Friday of every month
10 am - 11:00 am
 
Portland VA Medical Center
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/

 
 
 
Monday, Jul 15, 2019
Dementia Education Workshop; Exploring Long Term Care
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
Location: West Linn VA Clinic
https://www.facebook.com/events/2184632668514517/
 
Dementia Education Workshops...
 
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 VA 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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Cooking with Diabetes 4-part Series
 
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 101, Rm 109
 
This 4-part series will help build basic skills such as:
Kitchen tips and techniques to get you started
Healthy cooking methods
Preparing whole grains
Recipe adjustments for diabetes
How to make a balanced plate
 
Hands-on cooking!
No experience necessary!
Put nutrition recommendations into practice!
 
Take charge of your diabetes by preparing more meals at home so you
feel well and can live life to the fullest.
 
Register by calling (503) 273-5112
 
 
Tuesday, Jul 16, 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.
 
 
 
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, Jul 17, 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, Jul 18, 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.
 
 
 
Cooking with Diabetes 4-part Series
 
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 101, Rm 109
 
This 4-part series will help build basic skills such as:
Kitchen tips and techniques to get you started
Healthy cooking methods
Preparing whole grains
Recipe adjustments for diabetes
How to make a balanced plate
 
Hands-on cooking!
No experience necessary!
Put nutrition recommendations into practice!
 
Take charge of your diabetes by preparing more meals at home so you
feel well and can live life to the fullest.
 
Register by calling (503) 273-5112
 
 
Friday, Jul 19, 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, Jul 22, 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.
 
Cooking with Diabetes 4-part Series
 
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 101, Rm 109
 
This 4-part series will help build basic skills such as:
Kitchen tips and techniques to get you started
Healthy cooking methods
Preparing whole grains
Recipe adjustments for diabetes
How to make a balanced plate
 
Hands-on cooking!
No experience necessary!
Put nutrition recommendations into practice!
 
Take charge of your diabetes by preparing more meals at home so you
feel well and can live life to the fullest.
 
Register by calling (503) 273-5112
 
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, Jul 23, 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.
 
 
 
Veteran Listening Session - The Dalles
 
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM (PST)
Location: Oregon Veterans Home, 700 Veterans Drive, The Dalles, OR, 97058
https://www.facebook.com/events/1411300042328298/
 
Veterans, families, Veterans Service Organizations, and all are invited join VA Portland Health Care System and Portland Regional Benefits Office (VBA) Directors to discuss ideas, ask questions, or raise concerns regarding VA services. All are welcome. Other VA staff members will be present to provide information about resources and programs available for Veterans such as:
 
• Veterans Benefits Administration
• National Cemetery Administration
• VA Health Care Enrollment
• My HealtheVet
• Women’s Health
• Transition and Care Management
• Office of Veteran Experience
 
If you are a Veterans Service Organization that would like a table at this event, please email VHAPOR-PublicAffairs@med.va.gov or call (503) 808-1920.
 
Thank you Oregon Veteran’s Home for hosting this event!
 
 
 
Wednesday, Jul 24, 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, Jul 25, 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.
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Cooking with Diabetes 4-part Series
 
Location: Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 101, Rm 109
 
This 4-part series will help build basic skills such as:
Kitchen tips and techniques to get you started
Healthy cooking methods
Preparing whole grains
Recipe adjustments for diabetes
How to make a balanced plate
 
Hands-on cooking!
No experience necessary!
Put nutrition recommendations into practice!
 
Take charge of your diabetes by preparing more meals at home so you
feel well and can live life to the fullest.
 
Register by calling (503) 273-5112
 
Veteran Listening Session - Astoria
 
Time: 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM (PST)
Location: American Legion Clatsop Post 12, 1132 Exchange Street, Astoria, OR, 97103
https://www.facebook.com/events/623477214788635/
 
Veterans, families, Veterans Service Organizations, and all are invited join VA Portland Health Care System and Portland Regional Benefits Office (VBA) Directors to discuss ideas, ask questions, or raise concerns regarding VA services. All are welcome. Other VA staff members will be present to provide information about resources and programs available for Veterans such as:
 
• Veterans Benefits Administration
• National Cemetery Administration
• VA Health Care Enrollment
• My HealtheVet
• Women’s Health
• Transition and Care Management
• Office of Veteran Experience
 
If you are concerned about physical access to the location, please let us know. We will meet with anyone upstairs or outside.
 
If you are a Veterans Service Organization that would like a table at this event, please email VHAPOR-PublicAffairs@med.va.gov or call (503) 808-1920.
 
Thank you American Legion Clatsop Post 12 for hosting this event!
 
 
 
Friday, Jul 26, 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 for Veterans & Family
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (PST)
 
Cancer Support Group for Veterans & Family
Featuring:
  • Guest Speakers
  • Activities
  • Nutrition Info
  • Support
 
Please join us during any portion of your cancer journey…
 
To register, please call Marcy Stooksbury RDN
Oncology Dietitian
(503) 273-5232
 
When:
2nd & 4th Friday of every month
10 am - 11:00 am
 
Portland VA Medical Center
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.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, Jul 30, 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, Jul 31, 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