Aging at Home: Will You Be Lonely?

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Most people say they want to age at home, but there’s a funny thing about that. Although folks want to stay in familiar surroundings to be near friends and family, too many people as they get older find themselves stranded in their own neighborhoods, suffering from a shrinking social network. In …

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Big Pharma made $711 bln overcharging seniors and disabled

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The 11 largest drug companies have made $711 billion in profits in just a decade, largely due to overcharging Medicare, which does not seek out competitive prices and uses taxpayer funds to support Big Pharma. Since Medicare is prohibited from purchasing drugs based on their cost, its prescription drug program …

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25 Simple Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself – Instead of Eating

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When you are busy or overwhelmed, it can be a challenge to squeeze in quality me-time and self-care. Overeating can become a substitute for the things we really crave – rest, comfort, celebration, or simply  a reward for surviving a difficult day. It’s one thing to know that you “should” take …

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Genuine and Intentional: A way to live

One challenge of life with Multiple Sclerosis is the unpredictability. Will tomorrow bring a new symptom or clear up an old one? Will MS fatigue come out of nowhere to spoil your plans? I try very hard to plan for and accommodate for all the ways that I know MS …

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Governments wage war against their own human rights laws

When award-winning writer Varda Burstyn complained to the Canadian Human Rights Commission about her treatment by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the last thing she expected was to be caught in the crossfire of a war between these government agencies. Burstyn suffers from Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS, also known as …

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Amazon improves Kindle iOS app accessibility

Amazon improved its Kindle iOS app accessibility. The updated version 3.8 of the app is to adjust line spacing, Multi-page Highlights and Print Replica Textbooks notebook improvements. Amazon added accessibility improvements in latest’s update including the ability to set a higher maximum font size. What’s New in Version 3.8 Line Spacing …

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Mobile Phone for People with Vision disabilities Launched

WASHINGTON: Odin Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on the T-Mobile network, announced the country’s first mobile service designed for the sole purpose of improving wireless accessibility for people who are blind or low vision. Emporia Essence: A simple mobile phone for People with vision disabilities. (Photo Credit: Odin Mobile) …

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Oregon testing Windows 8 Tablets for voters with disabilities

Last fall, Oregon became the first state in the nation to utilize tablet technology in elections. Now in the state’s latest technology move, Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown has arranged to provide Samsung Series 7 PC tablets, featuring the Windows 8 operating system, to be used by Oregon voters with disabilities …

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Rise Asset Development- A Website Dedicated to Helping Entreprenuers with Challenges

Supporting business growth. Investing in people. Rise works to empower business owners with access to financing and business support. We recognize the interdependency of financial well-being to one’s overall quality of life. Rise is committed to improving the lives of people who are unable to secure employment due to mental …

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Keeping Healthy While On Vacation

Article By Cole Millen  Most people spend months preparing for their vacation. The idea is to look as good as possible for the bathing suits, shorts, and dresses. If you have been watching what you eat, working out, and shedding those excess pounds to look good, you are more than …

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