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Professional

Record Low Unemployment Creates Opportunities for Americans with Disabilities

Jobs programs for people with disabilities can benefit both employees and employers.

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Health

Food Allergy Related Insurance Claims Up in Almost Every State in the Country

Maine (391 percent), North Carolina (332 percent), California (316 percent) show biggest increases; peanuts most common specifically identified food causing anaphylaxis

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Seniors

How to Pay for Senior Living

Have you saved enough for housing?

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Health

Misdiagnosed?: The Undiscussed Medical Error

Here are seven questions that could save your life!

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Sports

Here's Why Exercise is Important for People with Disabilities

Physical activity promotes physical and mental well-being.

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Health

What are Cleft and Craniofacial Conditions?

July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month. Organizations across the country unite to raise awareness and assist patients and families.

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Health

5 Steps that Determine Whether You Qualify for SSA Disability

Since 2009, Disability Benefits Help has provided information to individuals who are seeking to apply for Social Security Disability benefits or have been denied after applying for Social Security disability. Here's some helpful info.

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Lifestyle

How Inclusive Playgrounds Help All Children Learn and Play

Swing by an innovative, accessible play-space and let worries of barriers slide away!

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Education

Online K-12 Course Trains Schools About Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Do you have a child with food allergies? Ask his/her school to take this life-saving training course.

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Professional

You're Invited to Celebrate ADA 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

E‍vent and resources to mark the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Seniors

50 or Over? Why You May Want to Consider New Shingles Vaccine

Shingles erupts from the same virus that causes chickenpox.

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Tech

How the Internet Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

A voluntary online memory test can help researchers learn about Alzheimer’s disease.

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Lifestyle

How To Prepare an Emergency Disaster Plan for Your Unique Disability Needs

Peak hurricane season is between August and October. Are you prepared?

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Health

Understanding Disability Insurance and Other Insurance Benefits

Voluntary benefits, like disability insurance, can complement traditional health insurance.

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Professional

Resources for Addressing Mental Health Challenges at Work

Study reveals that employees are uninformed on mental health resources.

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Seniors

How Seniors Can Safely Drive Longer, According to AAA Study

What's to blame for senior-aged drivers giving up the keys? A new study reveals findings.

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Health

In A First-in-the-Nation Procedure, AdventHealth Tests Promising New Diabetes Therapy

Revita® DMR is a novel, non-drug treatment that may improve blood-sugar regulation in patients with type 2 diabetes by targeting the source of insulin resistance.

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Lifestyle

Your Taste Buds Will Salute These Patriotic Picnic Snacks

Feel good -- literally -- about patriotic celebrations with these healthy, feel-good recipes.

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Professional

Etiquette Basics for Interacting with People with Disabilities in the Workplace (or Anywhere)

The D.C. Office of Disability Rights offers a two-fold approach to etiquette for interacting with people with disabilities: a humorous video and a serious do & don't list.

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Travel

People With Disabilities Are Entitled to a Free Access Pass to National Parks

The Access Pass is a FREE pass available to United States citizens or permanent residents, regardless of age, that have a permanent disability.

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Education

7 Health & Wellness Self Management Programs for People with Disabilities

Through a self-management education (SME) program, you can do the things you want to do and live a healthier life.

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Health

7 Lifesaving Tips to Prevent Stroke and Stroke-Related Disability

Stroke is a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability. But you can reduce your risk with lifestyle changes.

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Lifestyle

American Legion Auxiliary Addresses the Needs of Caregivers Supporting Military & Veterans

May is Military Appreciation Month! American Legion Auxiliary is a longstanding organization supporting active military families and veterans.

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Seniors

Will Your Family Have to Guess Your Health Care Wishes?

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day — a time to educate and empower people of all ages to create their advance care plan.

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Health

It's not 'Just the Flu' for Seniors and People with Chronic Health Conditions

Adults 50 years of age and older are more likely than younger age groups to have a chronic illness, such as asthma or other lung disease, heart disease or diabetes that can be exacerbated by the flu.

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Professional

Make these Smart Money Moves with your Tax Refund

Filing taxes can be tedious and a bit stressful but, for many Americans, receiving a tax refund is welcomed.

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Professional

How to Create and Manage an ABLE Tax-Advantaged Account

ABLE accounts let disabled citizens save money in tax-exempt savings accounts. It enables them to save money and receive federal public benefits.

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Professional

Understanding Your Voting Rights as a Person with a Disability

The disability community is a powerful voting block. During the 2016 election, voters with disabilities comprised approximately one sixth (16.67%) of eligible voters, totaling 35.4 million people.

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Travel

The Best National Parks for Accessible Travel

If you want to experience the history, majesty, and beauty of nature across the U.S., these parks are the perfect places to explore.

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Entertainment

Flame: The Blues and Rock Band

While there are a lot of popular mainstream musicians, Flame stands out from the rest of the pack.

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Entertainment

The Documentary Changing Hollywood's Perception of People with Disabilities

CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion is a documentary that discusses how Hollywood has portrayed members of the disability community for the past 120 years.

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Health

Exercise and Disability: Resources for Accessible Gym Equipment

Exercise is an important part of everyonone's health and well-being. Here are some resources for accessible gyms and home equipment.

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Education

Experts Weigh In: Lessons on Self-Advocacy & Personalized Learning

Self-advocacy skills allow students to advocate and communicate their rights and needs.

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