January 2011 Table of Contents
You might just want to begin the new year with a healthier lifestyle.
Research has found possible ways to target the problem of neuropathic pain.
This national festival results in learning, exploring, fellowship, and celebrating the healing power of the arts.
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Good nutrition, plenty of sleep, and lots of the right kinds of liquids are prime ingredients for good health.
Ways to get and stay in shape
Physical activity provides profound health benefits.
NCPAD offers dynamic interactive tools for health promotion and fitness.
The inMotion Exercise Research study compares two approaches to helping people with MS or SCI become more physically active.
According to statistics, 85% of severely disabled veterans are unemployed.
Gradual changes are happening in the magazine in order to update PN's look and feel.
You Said It...
Readers comment on hotel beds, tough love, spousal discrimination, and handicap parking.
Veterans Day has an interesting history, dating back to 1918 and the end of World War I.
Universal Design benefits every family and individual, not just those with special needs.
Hand controls give injured troops the thrill and buzz of karting.
The Luggie folding scooter fits into a stylish suitcase.
Improve the strengths you already have, and use them to counteract your weaknesses.
Changes in the U.S. Congress after last fall's elections may affect the veteran and disability communities.
Conference addressees family caregivers' need for respite.
Airport screening issues for people with disabilities.
Greyhound's disability advisory committee meets.
A monitoring device and software help track real-life activity.
Scientists from around the world gathered for the annual European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) conference.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Norwegian Cruise Line resolve a lawsuit regarding discrimination.
Why the iPad works for quads.
Being fashionable isa challenge.
Participants built toolkits customized for their respective constituents.
Although he is quadriplegic and uses a ventilator to breathe, Lynn Moers has found out how to follow his dream: sailing.
Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA) provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of some veterans.
Work-from-home opportunities sound good to many people with disabilities, but they often have legal ramifications.
A 2010 survey of employers doesn't have good news for workers with disabilities.
The "Okie Open" PVA Bass Tournament attracts 60 anglers.
Oryx Hunt in New Mexico
After seven years of applying, the author is finally drawn for an oryx.
Pool players turn out for two PVA/NWPVA Billiards Series events.
The National Park Service presents the 2010 National Accessibility Achievement Awards.
Participants are needed for a study of family caregivers of veterans.
The VA Home Loan program helps a record number of veterans keep their homes.
Support for Families of Low-Income Vets
Services to low-income vets and their families who might become homeless.
VA's first model community for veterans opens in Washington, D.C.
TiLite acquires Three Rivers Holdings, LLC, designer of the Natural-Fit Handrim, the GameCycle, and the SmartWheel.
Conferences, meetings, and other events for members of the disability community.
VA launches its first blog.
How to Regain Your Life
Getting Back in the Game reveals what lies in store after spinal-cord injury.
A website offers urinary-health education resources.
Bladder Management for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury is now available as an e-book.
Help solve the issue of motel/hotel beds not having clearance for Hoyer-type lifts!!