February 2013 Table of Contents
Being too hot or too cold takes on a different and potentially dangerous meaning for wheelchair users who have a spinal-cord injury.
No one wants to be obese, and knowing how and why we gain weight goes a long way toward staying healthy.
Not all incontinence-management options offer the same level of comfort, safety or financial savings.
No disability can silence two people's attraction, especially when they get a little technological help.
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This Valentine's Day, be sure to recognize your caregivers by saying thank you.
Acupuncture may be one of the better known non pharmaceutical approaches for treating
New techniques and technology help prevent and treat urinary tract infections.
Past National PVA President Jack Michaels devoted his life to serving others.
Past National President Carlos Rodriguez helped make PVA history.
Thanks to today's technology, accessibility isn't an issue. But regular viewing can be addicting and result in changes in the brain.
Doing laundry can be difficult for wheelchair users, but there are ways to make this chore easier.
When adversity happens, find a way to cope with it and don't give up on your dreams.
Veterans need to know what VA benefits they're entitled to receive and who to see when problems arise.
A sports-related adventure is just one of the accessible vacation packages available in and near the Sicilian coastal city of Catania.
New guidance warns that passengers on trips with segments that include small bus carriers may be stranded if they don't request lift-equipped coach in advance.
Group hopes to show Chicago cabbies that accessible taxis are great business opportunity.
Gage Martinez and Jamarea Welch are tops in Veteerans Day poster and essay contest.
The disability.gov website celebrates its tenth anniversary.
US Senate fails to ratify UN rights treaty.
Million veteran program marks major milestone in the history of VA research.
Office of Disability Employment Policy offers a collection of resources to help balance work and life.
Task force report says veteran owned businesses create jobs.
Workforce Recruitment Program database lists thousands of candidates for federal and private-sector employers.
The PVA National Trapshoot Circuit welcomes participants with or without a disability. The sport has great appeal to nonveterans as well as veterans such as Charlie Oman.
In August, athletes with severe disabilities will head to Kansas for the next Boccia Americas Cup.
Preparations for the annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games are underway in the Sunshine State.
Veterans and their spouses or surviving spouses may be eligible for the Aid and Attendance benefit, which is non service-connected.