Last week, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, joined Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in honoring three companies at the Mission: ABLE Awards for their leadership and efforts to expand the rights of individuals with disabilities. Over 400 guests attended the event, that recognized those who...

Military service veterans who use wheelchairs don’t just watch sports – they’re part of the action! They enjoy competitive events including basketball, softball, swimming, cycling, lifting, trap shooting, and more. These sports and others are offered at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the...

Across the nation, Americans are uniting to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. On March 29, America will observe National Vietnam War Veterans Day. This special day was added to our national holidays when the President signed into law The Vietnam War Veterans...

Purchasing a wheelchair van or having your own vehicle modified for your disabilities is costly. To help our veterans and service members with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers financial assistance to purchase a new or used vehicle and/or have a vehicle adapted. To purchase a vehicle Service members...

It was recently announced that 31 veterans from across the country have been selected to represent the United States in the Paralympics, starting September 7, in Rio de Janeiro. Each athlete has persevered in the face of tremendous adversity; whether it was illness, combat wounds, or injuries sustained back home....

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) and disorders affect more than a quarter of a million Americans each year, making knowledge and awareness about these conditions more important than ever. Keep reading to learn more about different spinal cord injuries, and how you can take steps to regain mobility if you or...

The colder months have a tendency to leave us feeling sluggish and craving extended naps. Although getting enough sleep is important for all of us, keeping our bodies and minds active, especially in the winter when our bodies are running slower, is essential. Here are a few ideas to...

Heroes Make History at National Veterans Wheelchair Games Each year, hundreds of athletes come together to celebrate the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world – the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. For the 34th time, the games will make history as national heroes take the competitions by storm. A...