April 2007 Table of Contents
The PVA Research Foundation recently awarded grants of more than $1.6 million for studies that may ultimately improve the lives of people with SCI/D.
When adapted to the needs of people with physical disabilities—and with appropriate assistance—yoga can be a valuable healing tool.
Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes. But, with a little bit of planning, you can take some of the "sting" out of each.
Thanks to painstaking work by professionals, a carefully crafted document provides a blueprint for funding vital Department of Veterans Affairs programs.
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Also in this issue:
PVA President's Message
Our children are our future; they need to hear the truth.
Reasons & Remarks
Former PVA president "sat tall" in leading our organization during its years of substantial growth.
New columnist will be your guide for accessible travel.
People with disabilities are at a much higher risk for misusing alcohol and drugs than the general population.
Mobility and More
Versatile vehicle said to accommodate passengers of all ages and abilities.
Access Through Architecture
Plan presented for making a small bathroom accessible.
On The Job
Vets with disabilities can get paid to train from home and work from home.
People in the News
Founder of home healthcare products and services company (and an advocate for the disabled) passes away. Also: Ms. Wheelchair America is profiled.
After four unsuccessful seasons, Ohio hunter finally bags woodcock.
Sports and Recreation
Portable bowling ramp is available for wheelchair users.
A Closer Look
Resolutions passed at Midwinter Board Meeting are summarized.
Co-payments may be charged for home care visits "if applicable."
VA researchers across the country contribute to healthcare knowledge that has implications for everyone.
Anglers gather in South Dakota for winter fishing derby.
David Fowler appointed to Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.
Spotlighted new products include an exercise chair, a nonadjustable cushion, wheelchair-hub locks, a door switch, a wheelchair drive, assistive devices, and a driving and braking aid.
Some of the events planned for PVA Awareness Week.