Our final installment of New Mobility’s 25th anniversary “Legacy” section brings us to the present.
How do you replace a cushion? When?
Kids head back to school this week bursting with stories about their summer fun — swimming, hiking, biking, roasting marshmallows around the fire, telling ghost stories during camping trips. You have to wonder, though — do disabled kids have as many stories to tell or did they spend most of their summer indoors, in front […]
Living successfully with a disability requires good negotiating skills. The key is to stay focused on your goal.
NM explores feeling at home in a changed body and mind, as well as the literal places we call home.
During the past few years, the length of hospitalization after disabling injuries or other serious problems like a stroke has been getting steadily shorter.
Pressure sores are more than just a pain in the ass — or any other boney prominence. These severe skin breakdowns can significantly hinder our quality of life and in some cases be life-threatening.
Robin Williams’ battle with depression was not news to those of us who are fans. Although mind boggling to some, most brilliant minds carry the traits of both extremes — exuberance and despair — Williams was no different. The criticism on his suicide has, however, left me saddened. How can we judge? We never know […]
Living longer means we face the typical trials of aging on top of chronic disability issues.