Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Caregiver

Sexuality of the disabled often overlooked

While few caregivers would think twice about assisting a person with disabilities in the bathroom, many feel squeamish about advising or assisting that same...

Paralyzing injury leaves Gainesville couple struggling to make ends meet

‘Everything is falling in on us’ When Sharon Kelly bought into a raffle at Frames You-Nique in Gainesville, she had no idea that it would...

Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association to Build Ramp to Help Mother of 7 Trapped...

The Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association (MSCIA) has chosen to utilize donation money from their first major event to assist a woman in Detroit,...

Quadriplegic, and empowered

I didn't die that day. Many were told and thought I would, but many more believed I wouldn't. Twenty years ago today circumstances collided: a...

Campaign to Cure Paralysis Map

Be counted: Living with paralysis? Care about the cause? Add your voice. Show the world the strength of our community! The Christopher and Dana Reeve...

Early treatments for Spinal Cord Injuries produce the best outcomes

Early treatment for patients with traumatic spinal cord injury produces the best outcomes. If there's one thing nurses should know about traumatic spinal cord injury,...
UR Medical Center CEO Brad Berk

URMC chief Dr. Brad Berk returns after devastating injury

Being paralyzed and totally dependent on others gave Dr. Brad Berk lots of time to think. As chief executive of University of Rochester Medical Center,...

Prevention of pressure ulcers

Experts all agree that it is far easier to prevent bed sore than to treat them. However, easier does not necessarily mean easy. With...

‘You’ve got to keep going’

Jill Mason embodies challenges, successes of people living with spinal-cord injuries One of the annoying things about life with two paralyzed legs is time, Jill...

How you can help our most severely wounded warriors

Today's Care. Tomorrow's Cure. Half of what we do here is about the care! And as many of you know, care costs a lot. Our friends...