TITLE

Help for Vets with ALS

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
PN;Sep2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in contacting more than 2,200 veterans with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and their family to ensure that they know the rulings of the Department of Veterans (VA) and claims. It states that PVA had helped the veterans to get grants to make their home accessible and a care with a lift and a turning chair. It relates the life of Lisa Level, who has a husband with ALS.
ACCESSION #
63978183

 

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