May 2017 Table of Contents

 

Wheel Women

Women with SCI/D share what it's like finding love or a job, raising a family and staying healthy.

A Win For The People

An accessibility facelift to the more than 200-year-old Virginia Executive Mansion has earned the landmark PVA's Barrier-Free America Award.

Hanging In There

One of Paralyzed Veterans of America's oldest living members recounts his interesting life and wants other injured veterans to know they can have one, too.

Meeting On The Potomac

National Harbor, Md., and the Potomac River present plenty of chances for fun and relaxation during the 71st Annual PVA National Convention.

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Also in this issue:

PVA From the Top - Congressional Testimony

Who wants hurried access to questionable care in the private sector when we need timely access to quality care at the VA?

Reasons and Remarks Redivivus - My Friend, Mike

I consider him the man who showed me there was life after a debilitating injury.

On the Hill - Improving Air Travel

Access to air travel for all people with disabilities is critical to ensuring access to health care, employment and recreation.

Innovations - Hyundai Exoskeleton

Hyundai Motor Company jumped into the exoskeleton game in January by unveiling not one, but three new exoskeletons.

Veteran Advisor - Survivor Benefits

There’s always a lingering question of what happens to surviving family members when a veteran passes away.

And Finally - (Mom)orial Day

I’m lucky my mother is still around to hear me thank her. I could never know how many of our veterans’ mothers are no longer with us.



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