November 2009 Table of Contents
National memorials to U.S. military personnel are tributes not just on Veterans Day but all year long.
You’re likely to obtain a better wheelchair and be more satisfied with the outcome if you understand the lingo.
A new clinical practice guideline helps healthcare professionals explain the facts regarding intimacy and relationships.
In addition to handling a wide variety of tasks, service dogs provide an unending source of love and comfort.
History-making elections take top billing at PVA's 63rd annual convention.
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How can we make care for people with spinal-cord injury or disease more evidence-based?
Canine Partners for Life
Canine Partners for Life trains and places dogs to assist individuals with a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities.
This is the day when veterans will stand tall and be proud.
Life truly takes some interesting turns.
Jedi is seeking to develop software applications based entirely on the cognitive process, or “thought control.”
Federal Study on Power Wheelchairs
OIG admits it did not account for services involved in providing and maintaining properly adjusted power wheelchairs.
Last-Minute Tax Tips (Part 1)
Important 2010 year-end planning tips
When it comes to accessibility, these three ships are superior!
Changes made in the Air Carrier Access Act regulations all in one handy pamphlet.
Take trips deep into Iceland’s wilderness.
Ocean rowing – 58 days with no plumbing
Partnership for Success
ALS Association recognizes Booz Allen Hamilton with the Partnership for Success Award.
Are You Disabled—and Addicted?
For people with disabilities, abusing alcohol or drugs might develop into a way to handle stress and obstacles faced on a daily basis.
Get in the habit of eating less and doing more.
Chronic Illness & Employment
Tips for dealing with chronic health issues at work.
On the Hill
Funding remains as biggest issue for Department of Veterans Affairs for FY 2010 and beyond. Also: PVA raises awareness of housing needs of people with disabilities.
Oceanfront Park Planned
Nobody should be deprived of a day at the beach.
Have Chain, Will Travel
Tips to break down barriers when traveling.
For less than $20 you can assemble a “Swine Flu Combat Kit.
New Vocational Rehabilitation Office in Long Beach Calif.
The New Deal…Again?
The GI Bill is credited for stopping millions of veterans from flooding the job market thereby averting what could have been another Great Depression.
One-to-one chat service for veterans.
New guide answers to common questions about respiratory health.
The management of chronic pain is difficult.
Just 17 Minutes
How long must 17 minutes of fiction be accepted as fact?