November 2013 Table of Contents


Homes for Heroes

The Specially Adapted Housing Mission is among several groups working to help severely wounded veterans get a home built just for them.

Coming Together: PVA Summit 2013

Consumers, scientists and clinicians join forces at the PVA Summit 2013 + Expo with one goal in mind: Improve the quality of life for those with SCI/D.

Leap Day

Parachuting out of a plane at 13,000 feet with two friends was a happy birthday for this travel writer.

Leading in Long Beach

Budgets, a logo change and a different meeting schedule were all part of the 67th Annual PVA National Convention.

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Kids at Heart

You couldn't help but see the passion of the mentors as the children assembled on the field at Kids Day.

A Few Good Men

There are two battles in the history of the USMC that demonstrate why the members of the Marines have such pride in their branch of service.

At The Helm

Injury does not derail Eric Berkey from his love of sailing.

Slowing Down ALS

Researchers from Ohio and California encouraged by research findings.

Talking Sex

For most people sex remains an important part of their lives in the years after injury.

Lose Loneliness

Social support has always been an important factor in the well-being of people with disabilities.

Hitting the Books

Hard-working students rewarded with scholarships from Paralyzed Veterans of America.

SCI Detour?

California researchers report findings.

Hiring Rules

Rule updates supported by PVA.

VA Scolded

Senate committees unhappy with report on VA.

TSA Pre Growing

Traveler screening process is modified.

Jet Skiing Vets

Veterans help raise money for fellow vets.

Dance for Health

Wheelchair dancing gains in popularity.

A Teenager and TM

Teen overcomes obstacles.

Good, Bad & Ugly

Daily log chronicles Alzheimer's toll.

VA Medical Expenses

Reimbursement details explained.

Hope for Lost Vets

"What can I do about it?"

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