November 2011 Table of Contents
A great hand-held shower unit hits the right note in any accessible bathroom.
Historical projects put veterans' personal stories on display.
These electronic gifts can make life a little easier for just about everyone.
PVA leaders convene in Texas to make plans for the future.
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PVA helps its members recover after economic and property loss following a natural disaster or tragedy.
Albert N. Brown, the oldest living survivor of the Bataan Death March, was a prime example of American courage and determination.
The national obesity epidemic, even in wheelchair users, has led to an increase in Type II (adult onset) diabetes.
Professor wins Paralympic Scientific Award.
Rory Cooper, PhD, is inducted into Hall of Fame.
PVA Awards 13 Scholarships
Gene may support possible underlying cause of ALS.
The ALS Association funds studies in several countries.
Cogane Gets Orphan-Drug Status
FDA okays use in treating ALS.
Making some wise decisions before December 31 can affect financial goals as well as taxes owed in April.
The AgrAbility Project gives disabled agricultural workers hope and help.
Not all servicemembers qualify for VA benefits and entitlements.
Turning to the Internet for affordable erection medications will not be necessary.
This company delivers equipment right to your stateroom!
There's something for everyone on a Mediterranean cruise.
Exoskeleton promises to augment wheelchair users' mobility.
Study may offer new option for people who are depressed.
National demonstration home is scheduled to open.
Smithsonian showcases works by disabled artists.
VA program connects veterans with VA care.
VA takes big step in managing healthcare records.
Veterans Games heading to Tampa in 2013.
Shooters enjoy pistol, rifle, and trap events.
Paralympics competition schedule released.
Clagett Regatta draws Paralympic hopefuls.
Support dogs, hotel reservations, and children's healthcare
Video on research, resource for small businesses, accessible vehicles, and a new PSA.
Fishing reel, wheelchair cushion, and travel scooter are in the news.
Elementary school kids share what they know about veterans.