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There’s more to independence than simply being able to do everything for yourself. What are the components of independence as a quad, and how do you learn to balance them to live your life to the fullest?
CMS has clarified that Medicare covers maintenance care such as PT and OT based on need.
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Between hiring, scheduling and payroll, managing personal care assistants amounts to running a small business.
After years of using services to hire personal care attendants — and having to work with whomever shows up — I’ve developed a system to vet potential PCA hires, help avoid toxic hires and find the best employees.
It is a major inconvenience dropping some important item when you are a quad and can’t pick it up.
Activists with disabilities are fighting back against the GOP healthcare plan, which will decimate Medicaid.
I was paralyzed by a mosquito bite. The GOP health care plan would be devastating for me.
ADAPT activists were arrested protesting the Senate's health care bill on the day it was unveiled.