Adequate housing can be a major issue for people with disabilities, who can face challenges related to accessibility and discrimination. Through technology and advances in design, we now know how to design and build housing that can accommodate residents and visitors with disabilities. Architectural and related guidelines dealing with ramps, doorways, bathrooms, cabinetry and other features allow people with…

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I’m Still Me: On Living, No Matter What Your Address Is

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Guest post by Joanne Grana October 15, 2014. That was the day my life changed forever. That was the day I left the home I had lived in for 57 years. That was the day I moved into a facility.   Moving to a facility was not my choice. I was hot lined by an…

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