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Most Recent Daily Dose Blog Posts

From our friends at the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and Aaron Bishop, Commissioner, Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. As Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month draws to a close, it is important that we take time to reflect on the values embodied within the Developmental Disabilities Assistance ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Apr 1, 2015 5:05 PM EDT
Want to make your life a little greener? Start with a garden. We have great adaptive gardening tips for people living with paralysis featured in the Reeve Health Minute series. For most people, a few simple adaptive practices can make gardening from a chair practical, easy, and highly enjoyable .   Take a look at our gardening videos and see if this is the ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 31, 2015 3:18 PM EDT
On March 28th, Scott Remington held the 16th Annual Spinal Cord Research Benefit Celebration.Remington, a former Adirondack logger, sustained a spinal cord injury in 1999 when a massive tree branch collapsed on top of him. Since then, he has been an advocate for raising awareness as well as fundraising to find cures for spinal cord injury.  Over ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 31, 2015 2:28 PM EDT
Spring is a time of change and rebirth. As we finally move out of the winter slump, I'm energized to start thinking about summer and kick off the 5th annual A Walk to Believe: One Step Closer with Team LeGrand . This year's event, scheduled for June 7, 2015, will be the biggest year yet and marks an important milestone -- nearly five years since ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 30, 2015 6:23 PM EDT
Free online discussion! Call in and chat live with Dr. Dan Gottlieb, our online community's resident psychologist. Register here.   Wednesday, April 1, 2015 3PM ET Gratitude for the springtime because most of us thought it would never come. Gratitude for those in our lives who we love and who love us. Gratitude for our caregivers.  Gratitude ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 30, 2015 9:00 AM EDT
We are currently recruiting for Team Reeve All Stars San Diego, and we want YOU to be part of it!  Run in the world famous Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & Half Marathon as part of Team Reeve! This year features an all new 5K run on Saturday, May 30th and a half marathon and full marathon on Sunday, May 31st. Amazing bands will be playing music ... more...
Posted by achambers21 on Daily Dose Mar 27, 2015 1:06 PM EDT
Call in and chat live with Linda Schultz, PhD, CRRN, a leader and provider of rehabilitation nursing for over 30 years, and a friend of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for close to 20. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 3PM ET Register now!   Within our online community, she writes about and answers your SCI related healthcare questions in our Ask a Nurse ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 23, 2015 9:00 AM EDT
On June 7, 2015, the 5th annual " A Walk to Believe " 5K, marks an important milestone.Rather than dwell on the past, Eric has asked all Team LeGrand supporters to band together to prove that any obstacle can be transformed into an opportunity. Last year, "A Walk to Believe" raised over $65,000, more than the past three-years combined, ... more...
Posted by achambers21 on Daily Dose Mar 19, 2015 3:53 PM EDT
As we head into the warmer weather, we can expect longer days, trips to the beach, and of course all the fun outdoor community activities we see every year, like the start of marathon season! It’s an exciting time as people lace up to achieve personal goals, or fundraisers for a worthy cause like dedicated runners do for the Reeve Foundation. ... more...
Posted by achambers21 on Daily Dose Mar 17, 2015 4:58 PM EDT
We need your voice! What : Stop Medicare Therapy Caps from going into effect Why : The Paralysis Community NEEDS access to outpatient rehabilitation services. If Medicare Therapy Caps go forward on March 31, 2015, access to outpatient rehabilitation services will be drastically restricted! Recently, we informed you of legislation to permanently ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 16, 2015 1:39 PM EDT
AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo is the place where occupational therapy pros (and soon-to-be pros) gather together every year. The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center will be at the 2015 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo April 16-19, 2015 at Music City Center, Nashville, where we would like to introduce you to all the great complementary ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 16, 2015 9:00 AM EDT
Would you be interested in becoming a certified Reeve Foundation Peer Mentor at an upcoming virtual training? The Reeve Foundation has scheduled virtual peer mentor trainings on April 7, April 22 and May 27. There is a significant gap in care and services for people living with paralysis, their family members, and caregivers. The Reeve Foundation is ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 12, 2015 3:30 PM EDT
So often we reach out to update you on our progress toward finding cures, yet the Reeve Foundation mission extends beyond research to help people living with paralysis achieve more independent, healthy lives . That's why we want to highlight our latest group of Quality of Life grant recipients. Awarded twice annually, the Reeve Foundation ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 12, 2015 3:08 PM EDT
Join us for our Live Better series presented by the Reeve Foundation Paralysis Community. Adapting Life with Candace Cable Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:00 PM ET In Candace's monthly webcasts, she addresses current topics that affect individuals living with paralysis and brings in guest speakers to elaborate. Register now. This month’s ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 12, 2015 9:30 AM EDT
It all started with a single toe. Even today, Dr. Susan Harkema recalls the words spoken by one of the research participants: "Look Susie, I can move my toe." The patient's name was Rob Summers and he was completely paralyzed from the neck down. After a car accident he was told he would never be able to walk again. But just a few weeks after ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 5, 2015 3:30 PM EST
Our friends at the Great Lakes ADA Center in collaboration with the ADA National Network is pleased to announce the March 19, 2015 Accessible Technology Webinar Series Session. Title:   "What is speech recognition software, how it is used, and what you should know about when authoring web content" Description: This presentation will ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 4, 2015 4:06 PM EST
What was your New Year's resolution? Was it to be more adventurous, reduce your stress or learn to create healthier meals? Or perhaps you need to try something new to shake off the winter blues? Our Reeve Health Minute videos may be just the inspiration you need to refocus on your health and wellness... Want to exercise more? Try our Tips for Staying ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Mar 2, 2015 3:03 PM EST
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation came together with Congressman Lance to listen and learn from participants and advocates on the impact of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center programs. On Wednesday, February 18th, leadership from the Christopher & Dana Reeve ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 27, 2015 11:12 AM EST
Though February is the shortest month of the year, it often feels like the longest as we battle another month of cold weather. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 26, 2015 10:18 AM EST
Former Rutgers star Eric LeGrand Among Award Recipients during Adam Taliaferro Foundation 15th Anniversary Gala, April 10th, in Philadelphia! The Adam Taliaferro Foundation has announced it will hold its 15th Anniversary Gala on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Former Rutgers University football star Eric ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 24, 2015 4:17 PM EST

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