October 2011 Table of Contents
Technology lets Kyle Hoff run the whole house from the palm of his hand.
Identifying family caregivers is important for good health.
The 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games showcase much more than competition.
If you think historical buildings are boring, think again! Visiting them is even better when they're accessible.
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U.S. Marine Corps veteran is the "Spirit of the Games."
In inflammation, the body responds to trauma or infection by mobilizing the immune system to initiate the healing process. It can also intensify damage.
Camile Araujo is passionate about Yoga Nidra as well as empowering other women in chairs.
Life is a marathon that requires endurance, not a 100-meter dash with no thought for tomorrow.
Build your own wheelchair-accessible van!
Redesigned wheelchair-accessible vans may offer better gas mileage.
Arizona innovator creates gas-powered wheelchair.
Tours are designed especially for wheelchair users.
Accessible tours include much historical information.
Support vessel for canoe adventures on Mississippi River is named after longtime PN editor Cliff Crase.
Including universal design in a bedroom addition can make it easier on caregivers as well as care receivers.
Wheelchair-using neuroscientist creates technologies that allow him to work in his laboratory at Purdue University.
Courage Center presents Medtronic National Courage award for outstanding contributions to people with disabilities.
Athlete sports pink wheelchair to support breast-cancer research.
Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TST) may enhance functional recover after injury.
Why you should look at the time between now and 2013 as an opportunity.
Who has them? Who enforces them?
Employment centers help vets find jobs.
Where can you get help and information?
Strategies to increase employment of people with disabilities in small business.
Senate committee examines successful practices promoting employment for people with disabilities.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
VA website touts adaptive sports for rehab and recovery.
Therapeutic-horse group has new name.
Vehicle-donation program for vets
Planning is well underway for the 32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
PVA National "Capital Clash" Tournament takes place on the historic Potomac River.
Trapseat saiing event offers America's Cup-style racing.
Charlie Hans earns another billiards title.
Play golf right in your own home.
FEe-basis program for VA-healthcare recipients.
The U.S. military resort in Seward, Alaska, has a lot to offer!
This year's changes may impact how you use your education benefits.
Keep medical records handy in an emergency.
New line of adaptive clothing is available.
Portable hand controls now available.