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Celebrating independence with adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation

America’s Warrior Partnership empowers Veterans to find their ideal recreational program through services such as the Four Star Alliance and The Network

By |July 7th, 2021|#VetResources, Guest Posts, Vets Experience|Comments Off on Celebrating independence with adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation

30 Years of ADA and National Hire a Veteran Day

Today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 30th anniversary. The ADA’s purpose is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), the Veterans Benefits Administration’s (VBA) Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) Service is proud to recognize their yearlong celebration with the theme of "Increasing Access and Opportunity."

By |July 26th, 2020|Benefits|1 Comment

VA offers inpatient rehab services to help Veterans regain independence

Inpatient Rehab partners with Veterans, their families, and caregivers to set goals and create a customized care plan. Plans may include family training and educational support to help with a safe transition home.

By |March 3rd, 2020|Health|1 Comment

Independence Drive lets ALS Veteran live on his terms

Garrett Smith and his family pose for a family photo after he was frocked to petty officer first class. He was diagnosed shortly afterward and medically separated. When Garrett and Jennifer Smith got the news of his Lou Gehrig’s Disease, they got angry. Then he went fishing and lived life. Two years later, confined to a wheelchair and almost totally paralyzed from the [...]

By |June 27th, 2019|Caregivers, ChooseVA, Health, Technology|6 Comments

VA North Texas maximizing patient health, independence, through intense rehabilitation program

VA North Texas’ Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (CIIRP), an intense rehabilitation program that specializes in the care of Veterans who have suffered a stroke.

By |June 12th, 2019|Health|1 Comment
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