The VA Is Hoping To Build Awareness And Trust Among Female Veterans
Last year 20,000 women transitioned out of the military, making them the fastest-growing cohort of veterans. Yet compared to men, they're much less likely to get their healthcare through the Department of Veterans Affairs. On average, they wait longer than men to enroll in VA healthcare, and at 25 percent, women are under-enrolled in general.Read more
Feel Good Friday: Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ADA with NYC MOPD!
For today’s edition of “Feel Good Friday”, we would like to talk about the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (known as the “ADA”), and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) are planning a virtual celebration of the art, history, advocacy and progress of people with disabilities made over the last thirty years!Read more
Stay Informed: CDC calls on Americans to wear masks to prevent COVID-19 spread
Americans are increasingly adopting the use of cloth face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, and the latest science may convince even more to do so.Read more
What the Small Business Administration Does for Veterans Who Want to Start a Business
Source: Blake Stilwell (twitter / facebook), Military.com If all those years of being ordered around in the military made you decide to be your own boss when you get out,...Read more
Surgeon general urges widespread mask use: 'It is not a suppression of your freedom'
Surgeon General Jerome Adams on last Tuesday implored Americans, and young Americans in particular, to wear masks as lawmakers and public health officials increasingly seek to break down partisan barriers about the use of face coverings.Read more
Feel Good Friday: Senate Passes Bill to Give Millions More Veterans Free Lifetime Entry to National Parks
The Senate approved a bill this past Monday to grant all veterans with service-connected disabilities free lifetime entry to America's 419 National Park sites.Read more
This tech gives any wheelchair smart driving capabilities to help avoid collisions and falls
Seeing how little innovation there was in his daughter’s wheelchair, country songwriter Barry Dean and his engineer brother built LUCI, a way to upgrade any wheelchair’s tech.Read more
US Open 2020 To Reconsider Wheelchair Event Participation
A few days ago, organizers of the 2020 edition of the US Open 2020 announced their event will take place on August 31 to September 13, 2020, taking down the wheelchair, mixed doubles, and junior events from its tournament.Read more
We're Back! Every Wheel Carry store is back online!
Today, we are very proud to announce the reopening of our online store! We want to thank you all for your time and patience during this temporary pause.Read more
Stay Informed: LAST DAY to Request an Absentee Ballot for NY June Democratic Primary Early Voting!
Today is the LAST DAY to request a mail-in ballot. If you have NOT received one, request a mail-in ballot today by visiting http://nycabsentee.com or call 866-VOTE-NYC.Read more
Feel Good Friday: U.S. Marine veteran stands outside in the heat for hours with the words "I can't breathe" taped over his mouth
Today’s edition of “Feel Good Friday” involves the actions of U.S. Marine veteran Todd Winn in response to the social unrest that continues to happen today. In a striking silent protest, Mr. Winn stood in full uniform outside of the Utah State Capitol on Friday, June 5 for three hours, in the heat, with tape over his mouth. A message was written on the black tape that covered his lips: "I can't breathe."Read more
Wisdom Wednesday: From Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”
Today, we would like to introduce another new themed blog post for Wednesdays, called “Wisdom Wednesday”. When life gets a little chaotic, on or off the battlefield, some wisdom can help bring clarity and peace. These little nuggets of wisdom can be in the form of quotes or stories, and we’ll try to relate them to things you or someone you know may be going through in life.Read more
United Spinal Partners with Google Accessibility Team
Our good friends from the United Spinal Association and the Google Accessibility team at Google are partnering to bring more independence to people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D).Read more
Stay Informed: From jobs to finances, here’s how veterans can recover and even thrive during the Covid-19 crisis
Americans are hurting from the economic fallout of coronavirus pandemic. Military veterans are no exception. More than 1 million vets filed for unemployment in April, sending the veteran unemployment rate soaring to 11.7%.Read more
Feel Good Friday: This RN Who Uses a Wheelchair Is Treating COVID-19 Patients in NYC
Andrea Dalzell shares firsthand about her journey to becoming a nurse, why it’s important for people with disabilities to be in the medical industry, and advice for wheelchair users in the current climate of COVID-19.Read more
Google Maps Increases Visibility of Wheelchair-Friendly Locations
Google is currently rolling out an update for its Google Maps app that aims to make it easier for wheelchair users to get information about the accessibility of locations.Read more
Honoring Memorial Day - A Message From our CEO
Please read this special message from our CEO, reflecting on Memorial Day.Read more
Feel Good Friday: Fleet Week New York 2020 is going VIRTUAL!
This year, the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are proud to present Virtual Fleet Week New York 2020 from May 20 to May 26, hosted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This is the first time the Navy has hosted Fleet Week in a virtual environment.Read more