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Working Together to Improve the Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities
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We believe in an affordable, accessible world where persons with physical disabilities can actively engage in every aspect of their lives wherever they live, work, or play.
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STATISTICS

A Growing Need

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.



Source: CDC
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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.

Source: CDC
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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.

Source: CDC
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Health and Wellness for All: A 2021 New Years Resolution
Feb 13, 2021

At the beginning of every year, many people embrace the tradition of New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and be healthier. However, individuals with limited to no mobility often face barriers to maintaining health and wellness. So, how do persons with disabilities reach their new year’s resolutions?

Time for a Flu Shot
Feb 13, 2021

There is no better way to protect yourself from the flu and stay healthy this season that by getting a flu shot. Find out where you can get one this season to stay protected.

Exercise Equipment for Persons With Disabilities
Feb 13, 2021

We know that having a disability does not stop you from achieving health and fitness goals. These five types of exercise equipment can help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

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Upcoming Events

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Independence Now continuously offers its own events and talks and highlights others events in the area and of interest to the community. Check out their website to Learn More about their Upcoming Events.

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Adaptive Yoga with Marka

March 12, 2021
EST

All bodies are worthy and deserving of a personal yoga practice that connects them to their breath, body, and intention on the path to self-acceptance. This FREE and VIRTUAL event is sponsored by the Christopher and Dana Reeves Foundation.

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Breaking Bread with Manna Food Center

March 23, 2021
EST

This cooking demonstration will showcase a delicious Mediterranean Pasta Medley (meal) and tips on plate size and portion control servings. Wow, that’s a mouth full. Join us and learn to eat healthy on a budget. This FREE and VIRTUAL event is sponsored by the Christopher and Dana Reeves Foundation.

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