On March 6, Paul Ryan and the House Republican leadership released the proposed American Health Care Act. The plan was put forward as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act and changes major pieces of the healthcare system.
Thousands of people with disabilities nationwide live in nursing homes, care facilities, and other institutions — but it doesn’t have to be that way. With [...]
The pre-existing conditions guarantee is one of the cornerstones of Obamacare, and the need for the often-criticized “insurance mandate.” This is because of the way that health insurance — or any type of insurance — works.
This is the first post of a five-part series on what repealing the ACA would mean for people with disabilities.
This table won’t just let us see the doctor and be weighed better. It will help us live healthier lives.
It’s tough for a quad to manage solo and still get all our needs met. Here are a few of the things that I’ve found work for me.
I rolled by my local wheelchair shop to make a small chair adjustment. I’ve been working to rebuild my backrest in a way that would give me better posture.
I was in a bind. It was a Thursday night, around 6 p.m., and I had just wrapped up at the gym. As I rolled through the exit, I saw a text message from my evening attendant: He wasn’t feeling well and said he couldn’t come over to help me into bed. Finding a last-minute replacement would be tough. Luckily, Berkeley has a backup service that means I’ll never be left solo.