Latest Weapons Against High Blood Pressure

Having high blood pressure increases the threat of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Though easily preventable with the right diet and regular exercise, one in three adults suffers from hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heredity, weight gain, smoking, and diabetes, to name just a few, can make you an easy target. But there are a few things you can add to your daily diet to help minimize your risk. Read more [...]

Veterans Celebrate Women’s History Month and Fight Back Against Scams

In honor of Women’s History Month and National Consumer Protection Week, AARP Illinois, the National Women Veterans United (N.W.V.U.), The United States Postal Inspection Service and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center launched Operation Protect Veterans on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Read more [...]

Operation Protect Veterans Press Conference

The VA Jesse Brown Medical Center, AARP, Postal Inspection Service and NWVU partners for a Press Conference, March 8, 2018, on "Operation Protect Veterans" scheduled to launch on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the VA Medical Center located at 820 S. Damen on the 2nd Floor Damen bldg, in recognition of Women's History Month to provide education and awareness on Frauds and Scams targeted at veterans. Read more [...]

NWVU Dance4fitness Beginning April 14, 2018


Beginning April 14, 2018, at the IL Community Military Women Veteran's Center located at 7907 S. Racine Chicago, IL. NWVU ZUMBA facilitated by Ms, Leah Love, a Certified ZUMBA Instructor and DANCIN FITNESS​ facilitated by Dancin Mary, a Certified Dance Fitness Instructor! $5 per session and there will be Scholarships for women veterans in need, first come basis. Updated dance/fitness schedule posted. Read more [...]