January 2016

Wheel Mommies and ‘Selfie’-Acceptance

By |January 5th, 2016|

Showing your wheels in a selfie can be an act of self-love, says Stephanie Arrache. I recently became a member of a Facebook [...]

Wheelin’ Grannies Bring Home the Bronze

By |January 1st, 2016|

Two grandmothers with 14 grandchildren between them and one goal: A Ping-Pong title.

Helpful Tips for Healthy Lungs

By |January 1st, 2016|

Keeping your lungs free of mucus could be the difference between staying healthy and staying in bed.

Eat Well Live Well: Boosting Your Immune System

By |January 1st, 2016|

For many of us with SCI, winter means we need to be prepared to do battle with nasty bugs.

December 2015

Penalized for Working: Teacher Loses Appeal, Personal Assistance

By |December 17th, 2015|

Jenny Weast fears her 29-year-long teaching career may be over. On Nov. 27, Jenny Weast, a teacher from Oakmont High School in Roseville, [...]

Is Suicide an Option? Depends if You’re Disabled, says Study

By |December 8th, 2015|

The results of this study aren't surprising, says lead researcher Emily Lund. A joint Utah State University and Mississippi State University study finds [...]

What Makes Us Happy

By |December 1st, 2015|

Tim Gilmer speaks with fellow wheelers in this uplifting story that celebrates family, relationships and vocations.

Accessible Yoga: Sharing Serenity

By |December 1st, 2015|

Shakti Bell enjoys her warrior pose in the perfect setting. It seems like there is a new yoga style invented almost every month, [...]

The Great Caregiver Quest

By |December 1st, 2015|

Illustration by Mark Weber For quality attendant care, first you have to assess how many hours a day you require personal assistance, and [...]

Para/Medic: Bladder Irrigant Solutions for UTI Reduction

By |December 1st, 2015|

Q. I’m in my 23rd year as a T9 para. I manage my bladder with intermittent catheterization, drink plenty of water and cath at least [...]

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