Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies
The Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies® program for wounded, ill or injured military personnel was created to provide a way of transitioning back into the community as a civilian, through fitness. The program offers: two, FREE one-year memberships to NovaCare Fitness Center; one for the veteran and one for a workout partner of their choice. Also includes up to 15 FREE personal training sessions, networking opportunities, monthly socials and support. Call NovaCare Fitness Center for details or to take a tour, 847.388.5430.
Veterans must meet the following qualifications which must be verified:
Honorable/medical discharge on DD214
10% disability rating or higher assigned by the VA
Disability rating applied for, in medical review, or under appeal
Non-service connected injury, note from your civilian doctor, or a general endorsement from a VA counselor, VOC/PVA representative
For more information, contact Christine Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy Minds/Healthy Bodies Events:
August HMHB Monthly Networking Event
The VA MOVE! Program will be hosting a Healthy Teaching Kitchen at the Dunbar Recreation Center on Monday, August 19 at 11 am. During the event, we will learn more about the free program, as well as watch a cooking demonstration – and then sample the delicious food. Be sure to mark your calendar!
Have not heard of the MOVE! Program? MOVE! is a weight management, health promotion program designed to improve the lives of Veterans. MOVE!’s core ideas—encouraging healthy eating behavior, increasing physical activity, and promoting even small weight losses—are easy to follow and based on the latest in nutrition science. With the help of your MOVE! care team, you can reduce health risks, prevent or reverse certain diseases, improve your quality of life, and even live longer!