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Study Shows Caregivers Live Longer

Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that providing care for a chronically ill or disabled family member not only fails to increase health risk, but also is associated with a nine-month extension in life expectancy over the six-year period of the study.

Sunrise Medical's Propel Donation Program Names Summer Recipients

ATPs work with award winners to configure the mobility systems of their dreams.

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Count Down to Sochi With Team Kellogg's

Kellogg’s has starting rolling out promotional materials featuring its sponsored team of Olympic legends and Olympic and Paralympic athletes aspiring to represent Team USA.

VA Valor Games Adds New Competitions

U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, have expanded the 2011 and 2012 Valor Games Midwest, a competition for veterans and service members with a physical disability, to three additional regions.

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Canadian Museum to Feature Inclusive Design

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is ensuring that every visitor’s experience will include design suited for sensory, physical and cognitive disabilities as well as cultural diversity.

VMI Renews Commitment to PVA, Hires Retired Air Force Lieutenant General

To help strengthen the company’s programs, VMI has extended its relationship with Paralyzed Veterans of America and Mission: ABLE for another year. In addition, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Regni has accepted a position on the VMI board of advisors.

U.S. Paralympics Names 2013 National Swimming Team

Sixteen athletes have been selected for the 2013 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National A Team. Five other athletes were also named to the National B Team.

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Saddle Up

Horseback Riding Is Therapeutic and Fun

Combining therapy, fun and sun on horseback.

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QOL Check

Is Spasticity From Stroke Interfering With Your Life?

Last month the National Stroke Association launched a mini-campaign to celebrate International Quality of Life month. The organization’s goal was to raise awareness about spasticity and advocate for a better quality of life following stroke through its Faces of Stroke campaign.