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This is where the staff of the Reeve Foundation is sharing up-to-the-minute information and putting some context around the news affecting the spinal cord injury and paralysis community. Not to mention insight into what's going on here at the Foundation.

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Most Recent Daily Dose Blog Posts

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
Older adults can't wait. The time is NOW to bring the best, most innovative, and effective services and products to America's aging population. The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center will be at the 2015 Aging in America ASA Conference March 23-27, 2015 at Hyatt Regency Chicago, where we would like to introduce you to all the great ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 24, 2015 9:00 AM EST
With a surge in submissions, the Reeve Foundation presented $600,137 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $600,137 in Quality of Life grants to ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 23, 2015 11:50 AM EST
Earlier this year, Congress introduced legislation -- Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act (H.R. 775) -- that would repeal the Medicare therapy cap once and for all. Last year, Congress did not vote to permanently repeal the Medicare therapy caps but they did pass legislation that extends the Medicare therapy caps exceptions process -- ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 23, 2015 9:22 AM EST
Thanks to Reeve Foundation supporters and advocates, what was once said to be IMPOSSIBLE is now the inevitable as a result of new research, resources and breakthroughs. Men, women and children living with a spinal cord injury are recovering functions that were once thought to be lost and dramatically improving their quality of life. Please consider ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 20, 2015 4:24 PM EST
From our friends at the New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center.: Knowledge in Motion SCI Webcast Series for individuals living with spinal cord injury, their caregivers, & healthcare professionals. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 17, 2015 2:18 PM EST
Last month's web chat was so powerful and engaging that we weren't able to contain it in just one hour. So we've decided to continue the discussion around trauma for March. Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3PM ET Register here. Free online discussion! Call in and chat live with Dr. Dan Gottlieb, our online community's resident psychologist. What ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 17, 2015 1:34 PM EST
Thank you to all who came to support Mike Nichols at the Boomer & Carton/Mikey Strong 23 Hockey Game on Saturday, February, 7th. We had a packed house of over 2000 fans, at Ice World in Middletown , New Jersey. The game featured several NHL alumni representing the Devils, Islanders and Rangers; including Bruce Driver, Colin White, Grant Marshall, Steve ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 17, 2015 1:14 PM EST
Join us for our Live Better series presented by the Reeve Foundation Paralysis Community. Adapting Life with Candace Cable Wednesday, February 11, 2 015 3:00 PM ET This online event is free to attend. Register here! In Candace's monthly webcasts, she addresses current topics that affect individuals living with paralysis and brings in guest speakers ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 10, 2015 9:30 AM EST
ACL expands program for aging and disability community-based networks to strengthen partnerships with the health care sector in 11 communities . Non-profits to learn critical business skills, create a learning collaborative. Building on a successful pilot project, ACL is expanding its program to improve integration between hospitals, ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 9, 2015 5:00 PM EST
Thousands with disabilities experience their possibilities at Abilities Expo. Admission is free! The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center will be at the 2015 Abilities Expo LA March 6-8, 2015 at Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A, where we would like to introduce you to all the great complementary services that the Reeve Foundation ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 6, 2015 9:00 AM EST
J oin Sonal Shah unveil her inspiring book! My Life, Legacy and ALS describes the realities of living with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) and tells how Sonal found a renewed sense of purpose in advocating for ALS patients. Sonal's story challenges us to create our own unique legacy. Book Launch is Sunday, February 8th from 2 - 4 pm. Hosted by the Olde Mill Inn ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 5, 2015 2:48 PM EST
From our friends at ACL.gov : Design innovative healthcare transportation solutions with grant and support from the NCMM. Applications due 3/27/15. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 5, 2015 1:27 PM EST
Continuing the discussion with free monthly webcasts  with Dr. Dan Gottlieb , our online community's resident psychologist. This event has passed. You may view the webchat here. How do we work through Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) without reliving the nightmare over and over again? Many of us for many different reasons get stuck in our trauma ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 4, 2015 12:27 PM EST
New in the PRC Library… Our Daddy is Invincible! By Shannon Maxwell . Illustrated by Liza Biggers. Foreword by Alexis Maxwell. 4th Division Press, 2010. Our Daddy is Invincible! is based on the true story of a wounded warrior and his family. Author Shannon Maxwell was inspired to write this unique children’s book after her husband, LtCol. Tim Maxwell, ... more...
Posted by Sheila Fitzgibbon on Daily Dose Feb 3, 2015 12:22 PM EST
Please join us! Boomer & Carton/Mikey Strong 23 Benefit Hockey Game Saturday, February 7, 2015 Ice World Middletown Sports Complex 214 Harmony Rd, Middletown, NJ 07748 3:30 PM Doors Open 4:00 PM Program Begins 4:30 PM Puck Drops Online Tickets $23.00 ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 2, 2015 3:22 PM EST
Recently, Rob, Kent, Drew, and Dustin -- the first four people to receive life-changing epidural stimulation -- got together to make a short video as a way to say thank you to those generous individuals who rallied behind The Big Idea . As we welcomed 2015, we also celebrated a major milestone -- the halfway mark of The Big Idea campaign -- over $7.5 million ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Feb 2, 2015 2:17 PM EST
As we wrap up the first month of 2015, I want to wish everyone a successful start to the year. I am already excited to see what this year has in store for me. I am always weary of New Year's resolutions. It seems as though everyone sets them without appreciating the importance of following through. I know it is critical to stay on track with every goal set -- that ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jan 29, 2015 12:34 PM EST

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I totally agree with PurpleBearMom. I quickly read through the proposal, or whatever it was that is posted at the lin...
A much more clear explanation of what specific services require pa's is something that would be incredible to see in...
T-4 for fourteen years . I sure would like to get back on a horse.my accident was because I didn't have my seat belt on wh...
what a heartbreaking shame that he couldn't hold on...such a loss to his family and the world.
Wish he could've made himself feel as good as he made everyone else feel.

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