August 2016

Anticholinergic Medications and Dementia: Clarification, Perspective, Options

By | August 1st, 2016|

Q. I’m 49, in my 10th year as a T7 complete para. I take VESIcare to manage my bladder spasms. For me it has minimal side effects, mainly dry mouth and drowsiness, but it’s difficult to tell if the tired feeling is from the drug or life as a para ...

51 Years A Para

By | August 1st, 2016|

“No,” I said. “I will not stay and I will not wait another minute. I am out of here.” I called my wife, told her to pick me up and discharged myself.

Letters: August 2016

By | August 1st, 2016|

Readers write in about stem cell trials, "Me Before You" and the Atlantis Resort.

July 2016

New Wheel Technologies for Ultralight Wheelchairs

By | July 1st, 2016|

There are new wheel technologies that really have reinvented aspects of the wheel — with notable benefits for ultralight wheelchair users.

SCI Life: July 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|

Heidi Mackenzie starts her adaptive clothing line; "Disabled friendly leisure boats"; “Kickin’ It in the Kitchen”

Eat Your Mosquito Repellent

By | July 1st, 2016|

Summer is great, just not the mosquitoes that come with it. And if you have limited movement and dexterity, swatting those blood suckers away can be a long lasting pain … or itch.

Perfume in my Workplace

By | July 1st, 2016|

Q. I work for a company that made an accommodation for me and my wheelchair, which allows me to work on the first floor of our two-story building. Others in my department work upstairs, but our office building lacks an elevator. I now have a larger problem.

Wheelchair Celebrity Boot Camp

By | July 1st, 2016|

Thirteen contestants, 13 weeks, one finally named ‘America’s Wheelchair Celebrity.’ Sounds exciting, no?

Crip Buzz: July 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|

Readers share their #LiveBoldly photos; "How People With Disabilities Have Sex" blog

Your Right To Drive Is Under Attack

By | July 1st, 2016|

Local family-run businesses are being taken over by major national corporations whose policies are more about liability and less about service.

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