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How do senior Veterans stay healthy and active? #GoldenAgeGames

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Events include shot-put, swimming, cycling, bowling and air rifles. by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer Thursday, May 30, 2013 Senior Veterans to Compete in 15 Events They’re headed to Buffalo. More than 700 Veterans from across the country will participate in America’s largest sporting event for senior military Veterans. The 27th National Veterans Golden Age Games sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) is set for Buffalo, NY, May 30 to June 4, 2013. VA’s Golden Age Games continue to serve as a showcase for the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Americans. Through this rehabilitative athletic event, VA strives to introduce older Veterans to the benefits of sports and recreation. These athletes will showcase their skills, mental toughness and physical fitness at the games. VA’s com...

Full article: http://www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/2013/May/Let-the-Go...

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