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Webinar on Guardianships and Supported
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Webinar on Guardianships and Supported Living

Last week I attended a webinar on guardianships and supported living. I think these topics are crucial for people to understand. I thought I would write two blog posts on these topics, and today’s post will be on guardianships. The speaker, who gave the webinar, was Jonathan Martinis. He is a lawyer and speaker who talks from the heart. Jonathan…

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How to Vote Safely With a Disability in 2020: United States Presidential election, 2020

In a few weeks, we have a huge election in our country, and with COVID-19, there are a lot of uncertainties that are expected. Some people are thinking they will not vote and that is their opinion. With that being said, we are in a country where we are free to pick whoever we want and that’s so powerful because…

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The Impact of Mobility Scooters on Their Users

As a follow up to our email newsletter, we decided to create a post on our website to let our blog readers know about our latest partnership with a local company that is family owned and operated. That company is known as Mobility Scooters Direct. I will talk to you about a few of their things that may be beneficial to you…

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What are Modes, Working & Details of Alphabet Board for Disabled?

For the severely physically disabled individual the inability to communicate can be both a terrifying and frustrating experience, whether it is temporary while on a ventilator or permanent from a brain stem infarct. Generally, everyday communicative interactions such as the expression of thoughts and ideas, basic needs, and feelings are denied for this person. With advances in electronic technology, comprehensive…

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How to hire the best personal care assistant in town?

Not all humans are privileged to have a sound body. Some are challenged by disease and some are by disabilities. Those who belong to the second category tend to defy the odds of life, both physically and mentally on a daily basis. And what we see them go through from outside hardly explains it. Most of these challenges surface in…

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Stay Aware about the Tips Regarding

With advanced age, mobility and therefore the ability to perform care could diminish. Remaining in your house usually enables you to take care of the foremost independence and happiness. Instead of pursuing relocation and placement in a facility, it may be possible to hire individuals to come into a residence to offer help.   Determine the Level of Care: People…

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Able Accounts Allow You to Work and Keep Receiving Your Benefits

The United States is the land of opportunities for everybody. People can get their college degree or start their own business or climb the corporate ladder or write a book that sells millions of copies. The opportunities are endless for all people. If you are a person with a disability, you have money from the government for your personal assistants…

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Recognizing and Preventing Burnout Among Personal Assistants

Anyone who has ever had to look for personal assistants can tell you that finding a good personal assistant is very difficult. As Chris Lenart discussed in a previous post, “caregiving is a job where a few people can do well,” and anyone who decides to be a full-time personal assistant has a lot to consider. The lives of people with disabilities wouldn’t be…

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Exciting new medical technology for the home in 2020

As technology continues to innovate each year, so do the improvements in medical alert systems. These advancements in medical technology help those with certain medical conditions or disabilities to live as independently as possible, knowing they can get help if needed. For instance, with 3 million Americans affected by epilepsy, using a medical device could help them to live a…

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I co-wrote a book entitled “They said We Couldn’t” with my friend Lisa Cesal about our lives with Cerebral Palsy. We want to spread the message that people who have Cerebral Palsy can do anything they want in life.

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