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Senior vets: Get your game on!

The National Veterans Golden Age Games will be held from May 7–11, 2017. Senior veterans with different abilities and disabilities are encouraged to participate. Learn more.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) embraces the motto “fitness for life,” emphasizing that physical fitness is important at every age. The VA also is encouraging older veterans to participate in the 31st annual National Veterans Golden Age Games. The multi-day event, a premier senior adaptive sport rehabilitation program, is open to veterans 55 years and older who are enrolled in the VA health care system.

Over 700 vets are expected to attend the multi-sport games in Biloxi, Mississippi from May 7–11, 2017. Competitive events include air rifle, badminton, bocce, bowling, cycling, golf, pickleball (a cross between Ping-Pong and tennis), and more.

Online registration is open until March 1, 2017, and events are filling up fast. Check out this video from last year’s games. Don’t delay: Register today!

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