For Older Americans, Health Bill Will Bring Savings and ‘Peace of Mind’

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Noah Weiland: For Complete Post, Click Here… Starting in 2025, Medicare recipients with prescription drug coverage will not have to pay more than $2,000 annually for medications, a significant savings for some. After Pete Spring was diagnosed with dementia in 2016, he and his wife emptied their checking account in … Continue reading For Older Americans, Health Bill Will Bring Savings and ‘Peace of Mind’
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For Older Americans, Health Bill Will Bring Savings and ‘Peace of Mind’

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Noah Weiland: For Complete Post, Click Here… Starting in 2025, Medicare recipients with prescription drug coverage will not have to pay more than $2,000 annually for medications, a significant savings for some. After Pete Spring was diagnosed with dementia in 2016, he and his wife emptied their checking account in […]
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Leaders for Inclusion (LFI) Ambassador Application Overview  

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 Application Due Aug 31, 2022
About Leaders for Inclusion (LFI) Program
For Young Adults with Disabilities

Leaders for Inclusion (LFI) is a statewide five-year-long leadership development program funded by the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council.  Program goals are aimed at connecting emerging leaders with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to paid leadership opportunities or employment opportunities to grow their leadership skills. The program will provide an in-depth training over a two and a half day retreat and ongoing online education sessions for people with I/DD including those with high and complex support needs, adults, and young adults from racially and ethnically diverse communities in Michigan. The LFI program will support two cohorts of learners per year comprised of 5-10 people with I/DD with a focus on recruiting 18-26-year-olds and people of color.

At The Gate: WHEELCHAIRS IN WILD SPACES

By YOMI SACHIKO WRONG: For Complete Post, Click Here…

WHEELCHAIRS IN WILD SPACES shouldn’t be an anomaly some thirty years since the Americans with Disabilities Act, but here I am, in front of another gate, asserting my right to exist in nature. The very fact of me seems to rankle the men I am here to meet.

King Estates Open Space Park is a verdant area of native grasses, wildflowers, and spectacular vistas overlooking the San Francisco Bay. During the darkest days of the pandemic, sheltered at home and half-crazed with fear, my daily sojourns here replenished and sustained me. But today I am shut out, blocked from the most usable entrance to the park by a poorly designed and inaccessible chain-link fence. The City of Oakland Department of Parks and Recreation hastily erected the barrier at the request of a few vocal homeowners angry about the recent increase in park use.

Most COVID-Related Smell, Taste Dysfunction Resolved at 2 Years

by Elizabeth Short: For Complete Post, Click Here… Cross-sectional survey showed 88% of patients recovered their senses at 2-year follow-up. Most patients with smell or taste dysfunction related to COVID-19 reported complete recovery of their senses at 2 years, according to a cross-sectional survey conducted in Italy. Among 119 patients with smell or taste dysfunction … Continue reading Most COVID-Related Smell, Taste Dysfunction Resolved at 2 Years
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Most COVID-Related Smell, Taste Dysfunction Resolved at 2 Years

by Elizabeth Short: For Complete Post, Click Here… Cross-sectional survey showed 88% of patients recovered their senses at 2-year follow-up. Most patients with smell or taste dysfunction related to COVID-19 reported complete recovery of their senses at 2 years, according to a cross-sectional survey conducted in Italy. Among 119 patients with smell or taste dysfunction […]
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Dissociative Events Explained

by Brooke Dulka, Ph.D.: For Complete Post, Click Here… Dissociative events — sometimes known as “dissociative seizures” — are not epileptic seizures. Rather, they are somatic manifestations (physical reactions) to psychological stress. Other terms used for dissociative events include “psychogenic nonepileptic seizures,” “psychogenic seizures,” or “functional seizures.” Some scientists have previously used the word “pseudoseizures” to describe … Continue reading Dissociative Events Explained
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Lyme disease epidemic? Tick-borne illness cases skyrocket 357% in rural America

By Chris Melore: For Complete Post, Click Here… The summer season is tick season and that means one thing — Lyme disease cases are going to rise in the United States. Now, a concerning new report finds rural communities have seen cases of the tick-borne illness skyrocket in recent years. Over the last 15 years, … Continue reading Lyme disease epidemic? Tick-borne illness cases skyrocket 357% in rural America
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Dissociative Events Explained

by Brooke Dulka, Ph.D.: For Complete Post, Click Here… Dissociative events — sometimes known as “dissociative seizures” — are not epileptic seizures. Rather, they are somatic manifestations (physical reactions) to psychological stress. Other terms used for dissociative events include “psychogenic nonepileptic seizures,” “psychogenic seizures,” or “functional seizures.” Some scientists have previously used the word “pseudoseizures” to describe […]
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Lyme disease epidemic? Tick-borne illness cases skyrocket 357% in rural America

By Chris Melore: For Complete Post, Click Here… The summer season is tick season and that means one thing — Lyme disease cases are going to rise in the United States. Now, a concerning new report finds rural communities have seen cases of the tick-borne illness skyrocket in recent years. Over the last 15 years, […]
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