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 [...]
This is the first post of a five-part series on what repealing the ACA would mean for people with disabilities.
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 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.
When her boyfriend unexpectedly ended their relationship, it broke her heart and left her scrambling for help with her daily care.
Grit is all about being resilient. Failing and getting back up.