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Inflation and its impact on people with disabilities

Tamara Gallman

Have you recently been to the grocery store? Did you look at the cost of bread or milk and wonder how it got this high? Unfortunately, rising prices are affecting all of us and impacting every sector of our lives, from food and clothing to healthcare expenses. As someone with a severe physical disability, I’m all too familiar with the impact of inflation on my healthcare expenses and, specifically, the cost of caregiving.

How to stay active and stress free during the holidays

Angelina Vu

The holidays are here. The festivities, events, and yummy food can become stressors for those trying to live a healthy lifestyle. So, let's discuss coping with these stressors and why we should keep up our physical activity and healthy eating during the holidays. 

Early Voting

Angelina Vu

Early voting in 2022 has already begun for the midterm elections. Early in-person voting allows voters more opportunities to cast their ballots at the polls. Not only that, but it also offers flexibility for those with busy schedules. Are you planning to take the opportunity to vote early?

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Inflation and its impact on people with disabilities

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January 11, 2023

Have you recently been to the grocery store? Did you look at the cost of bread or milk and wonder how it got this high? Unfortunately, rising prices are affecting all of us and impacting every sector of our lives, from food and clothing to healthcare expenses. As someone with a severe physical disability, I’m all too familiar with the impact of inflation on my healthcare expenses and, specifically, the cost of caregiving.

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1 in 4 Adults in the U.S. Live with a Disability

Disability impacts all of us. 61 million adults are living with some type of impairment, ranging from mobility, cognitive, or sensory disabilities, that impact their quality of life.



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38.2% Adults with a Disability Have Obesity

One in three adults with disabilities age 18 to 44 do not have a health care provider or access to accessible wellness support. This puts them at higher risk for obesity, and other health issues such as heart disease and diabetes.

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2 in 5 Adults
Over 65 Have a Disability

Disability is especially common among older adults, women and minorities. 1 in 4 women and 2 in 5 non-Hispanic American Indians / Alaska Natives have a disability. These segments are growing and only further increase the need to improve accessibility and care.

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How to build a community
Oct 13, 2022

Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on everyday life, people with disabilities are facing strains on their mental and emotional health at even higher levels than pre-pandemic times. This, in addition to an increase in remote work has led to social and professional isolation. Currently, there are several studies being conducted to explore the impact of these factors on mental health within the disability community.

Back to School
Sep 21, 2022

Most children in this country have been back in school for the last few weeks. So, what has the new school year been like for children with disabilities? Unfortunately, many parents of children with disabilities often feel some educators continue to demonstrate a lack of awareness of and knowledge of the issues faced by students with disabilities.

Accessible Yoga
Aug 18, 2022

Over the past two decades, yoga has seen a significant increase in practitioners throughout the United States, in the past, people with mobility disabilities were hard-pressed to find yoga classes that were accessible for their needs. With the help of a great instructor, yoga is an accessible and inclusive experience for everyone to enjoy.

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