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COVID’s taught us that nursing homes and traditional care facilities might not be the safest options any longer. So, it often comes down to this burning question: My loved one doesn’t qualify for Medicaid, but they can’t afford private care—what do I do?
January 25, 2022
Join Michael and Holly as they discuss subminimum wage with Serena Lowe and Sunny Cefaratti. Sunny gives her account of the years she spent in a sheltered workshop making less than minimum wage.
December 28, 2021
Join Holly and Michael as they talk with Melissa Schlemmer. She is the mother of a child who receives care services. They'll discuss how important it is for care providers to be paid for their services.
November 30, 2021
Join Michael and Holly as they talk with Liz Weintraub, Senior Advocacy Specialist with AUCD. They'll discuss hurtful, outdated, and improper language they're heard in their every day lives. And they’ll give words or phrases to use instead.
November 2, 2021
Almost every one of us will end up with a disability or long-term health needs. Whether it’s from aging, health complications, or something we’re born with, some day at least 70% of us will need assistance to live our lives. And my question is: Once we need assistance, what will our lives look like?
October 19, 2021
Join Holly and Michael as they talk with Crystal Gallagher, mother of a child who faced discrimination when needing a transplant. We’ll discuss how this is still happening today. And we’ll give you ways to help in the fight to ban discriminatory transplant practices.
September 28, 2021
Join Michael and Holly as they talk with Judy Heumann, mother of the disability rights movement. We'll discuss why it's critical for people to have access to personal assistance. And how having choice and control is important in the lives of everyone.
August 31, 2021