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Monthly Archives: August 2005

Understanding Those Medical & Research Articles

Ever have trouble making sense out of articles in medical, scientific, and research magazines? This brochure will give you some pointers as you try to wade through all the techno-jargon you find! There's Hope...

Those Scary Statistics

Most authors who publish research articles use statistics to make their conclusions. Hold on to your seats! Statistics have a way of losing even the best of readers. What we'll try to do here...

Home Alone!

Many people think of "independence" not in terms of how well they can dress themselves, transfer into bed, or drive, but in terms of their ability to live alone in their own home. Many...

Make an Emergency Fire Plan

If someone yells "Fire!" people generally listen! They get ready to either (a) panic or (b) act quickly and decisively. One thing they don't do is grab a brochure like this or a back...

Accepting New Help

The world we live in - and we ourselves - place a very high value on physical independence. We're raised on the expectation that we will ultimately take care of ourselves. As toddlers, we...

Caregiving

You’ve lived with someone who is spinal cord injured for some time. Perhaps you’re feeling more tired, more blue, more isolated than you want to. You may find yourself with different priorities than your...

Long-term Care Givers

For Better and For Worse No one plans on spinal cord injury. “No one” includes you–the spouse, the family, the person who provides care–as well as the survivor. Yet you’ve been there, all this time....

Finding Personal Care Assistants

How to Find, Hire & Keep Them You’ve wrestled with the issue of attendant care, and decided that it’s finally time to get some help. Or perhaps a present caregiver is getting older, and needs...

Personal Care Assistance

There are lots of reasons why people with disabilities decide to get more help. Some don't have a choice - because of the extent of their disabilities, because of their family situations, or because...

Aching Shoulders?

It's no surprise that many people with spinal cord injuries have aches and pains. Often, that aching and paining targets the joints. And, with arms needing to do their own job, as well as...