June 2014 Table of Contents
People with SCI are joining the yoga craze in adaptive classes that boost mental and physical wellness.
For many veterans, the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is more than an annual event — it’s a tradition.
Modern stadiums are making it easier for everyone to attend a game and enjoy America’s national pastime.
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PVA’s Government Relations Department’s annual seminar trains, educates and assists members to better understand and reach Congress.
I realized as I sat at my computer to compose this month’s PVA from the Top column, that this is the last article I write for PN. Next month, I begin my semi-retirement.
America's leaders need to stop concentrating on what's right for their party and focus on what's right for the nation.
A disability advocate group is taking its beliefs to the streets with a new version of the International Symbol of Access.
Last April, the backlog of pending disability compensation claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reached an all-time high — more than 611,000. Now, one year later, it has been reduced by 44%.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have restored $7 million to the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program for the 2014–15 State Budget.
President Obama is proposing to raise the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) budget by 6.5% for the 2015 fiscal year.
A new study suggests it could one day be possible to chemically reprogram and repair damaged nerves after spinal-cord injury (SCI) or brain trauma.
The largest city in Wales and the country’s most popular tourist destination is the capital, Cardiff.
A policy change in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now allows veterans with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to qualify for grants to help build, buy or adapt a home.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is using new Labor Department regulations to help bring together federal contractors, subcontractors and injured veterans looking for work.
Disabled military veterans have an opportunity to win a new Toyota Sienna with Vantage Mobility International’s (VMI) Access 360 In-floor Ramp Conversion system.
It takes a lot of dedicated people to help run the many services of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and some of those folks aren’t even on the payroll.
The immune system is a complex collection of cells, organs, proteins and tissues found throughout the body. This dynamic system is responsible for protecting your body against infection and disease.
Johnny Holland showed off his “Quadzilla” magic again.
Two Florida men took home the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Florida Gulf Coast Chapter Citrus Slam Tournament title, while a PVA tandem finished in second place.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and the Washington Nationals are teaming up for ticket purchases.
The Cal-Diego team (pictured) won the team title at Cal-Diego’s 26th-annual small shooting arms event March 28–30 in Riverside County, Calif.
Billiards players are invited to participate in the June 21–22 third-annual Paralyzed Vetereans of America (PVA) Buckeye Chapter 8-Ball Classic in Independence, Ohio.
Following a recent health care issue, I wondered if the worst-case scenario happened, would the life insurance I have be enough to help pay for burial expenses with any additional expenses for my family?
That is such a rhetorical question. Sometimes I wonder if the person asking it really wants to hear the answer. Usually, people just say “fine” and move on.