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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

Make this summer extra special by joining Eric LeGrand to help find cures for spinal cord injury. Any gift you make right now to the Reeve Foundation will be matched dollar-for-dollar and provide TWICE the resources to help people recover and find cures. I know exactly how the Reeve Foundation leverages the... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 23, 2014 9:00 AM EDT
Congratulations to our friends at the The ALS Association for their victory with the Ice Bucket Challenge that is sweeping the globe. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation salutes their success and have been proud supporters of many ALS Association local chapters through Quality of Life grants. In unity there is strength; a cure and research for one... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 22, 2014 4:46 PM EDT
Is it the longer days? The bright sunshine? Summer shorts and swimwear? Why is it so many of us promise to get in better shape each summer? The good news is that we have a great series of videos to help you stay fit or become even healthier as an individual living with paralysis. Our great friend and physical therapist Kristin McNealus, PT, DPT, ATP , worked... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 22, 2014 8:30 AM EDT
Help the Raw Beauty Project NYC and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation kick off 30 Days of Raw Beauty! There are millions of people living with and without disabilities who battle society's perception of what is beautiful on a daily basis. For too long, we have accepted a limited definition of what is beautiful and have shied away from... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 20, 2014 10:35 AM EDT
Last week, executives from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation met with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (pictured on right with Reeve Foundation CEO, Peter Wilderotter) at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center . It was an opportunity for Rep. Beatty, who is a strong advocate for patients and a champion for advancements in healthcare, to... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 20, 2014 9:34 AM EDT
From Reeve Foundation friend and Life After Paralysis blogger, Candace Cable: Over the weekend the disabled community lost Jon McCullough a strong and steadfast voice for inclusion and that sport should be available to everyone. "The whole Paralympic Movement is deeply saddened by this tragic news and our thoughts are with Jon's family... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 19, 2014 4:59 PM EDT
Many individuals living with paralysis underestimate what a great activity gardening can be. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 14, 2014 8:30 AM EDT
The Congresswoman met with participants from the NeuroRecovery Network® and joined a roundtable discussion on how to better serve the disability community. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty met with Ohio State University leaders and executives of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation as she toured the NeuroRecovery Network® (NRN) while... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 13, 2014 9:37 AM EDT
Statement from the Reeve Family as Posted on the Reeve Foundation Website, ChristopherReeve.org The Reeve family, like many, will remember Robin for the humor, energy and brightness he brought into our lives through the screen. We will cherish him, though, for the quiet and unwavering support he showed our family through the hardest times. The... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 12, 2014 11:37 AM EDT
From Bernadette, Director, Information and Resource Services: This past year, just after the holidays, I felt really rundown. I was sleeping a lot, running a fever, and I thought maybe I had the flu. It's a busy season, so it didn't surprise me that I was feeling sick. I just shrugged it off, got as much rest as I could, and figured I would start to feel better... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 12, 2014 8:30 AM EDT
Have you submitted your favorite summer adventure photo yet? more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 11, 2014 9:44 AM EDT
Join us for our Live Better series presented by the Reeve Foundation Paralysis Community. Adapting Life with Candace Cable Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:00 PM ET Our Adapting Life guest is Don Rogers “The Professor” is the Chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport at Indiana State University and has a Ph.D. in... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 8, 2014 5:17 PM EDT
Since 2011, the Reeve Foundation Peer & Family Support Program (PFSP) has been holding peer mentor certification trainings throughout the United States for members of the paralysis community to provide them with the in-depth knowledge and necessary tools to become peer mentors. As a result, people with paralysis, their family... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 7, 2014 1:14 PM EDT
Swimming is a great way to exercise, relax, and stay cool in the summer -- especially if you are living with paralysis. We have created a series of short, 2 minute videos to help you swim safely and with ease. While pools and lakes may feel intimidating to individuals with limited mobility, there is no reason everyone shouldn't enjoy this activity... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 6, 2014 1:55 PM EDT
Congratulations to Bill Timm of West Chester, Pennsylvania, the Reeve Foundation's 2014 Best Dad on Wheels. In a close competition, Bill received the most votes from our community members like you to become this year's winner. Bill embodies the spirit and courage of all our Best Dads on Wheels. In her nomination, Bill's wife Melissa... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Aug 1, 2014 8:30 AM EDT
In April, CNN's Elizabeth Cohen interviewed Dustin Shillcox when the Reeve Foundation unveiled groundbreaking research on how four men were able to voluntarily move their legs in the presence of epidural stimulation . Now Cohen dives into another chapter of epi-stim and that is the potential impact the therapy has on reversing " secondary... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jul 31, 2014 1:24 PM EDT
The eighth annual Friends and Neighbors in Action 5k Race and Fun Walk, organized by Friends and Neighbors in Action will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Thompson Park in Monroe Township. Proceeds from this year’s FNA 5K will benefit Mike Nichols and Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Mike Nichols is a senior at... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jul 31, 2014 12:00 PM EDT
Enjoy some Major League fun! Hosted by the Champions Committee to benefit the Reeve Foundation Join us at Yankee Stadium Friday, August 22, 2014 to watch the New York Yankees take on the Chicago White Sox Game starts at 7:05 PM. Tickets are $60 each. Visit ChristopherReeve.org/NYY more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jul 31, 2014 8:30 AM EDT
One of the great pleasures of my job is connecting with amazing people who literally go the extra mile to help the Reeve Foundation find treatments and cures for paralysis. You don't have to run a marathon or compete in extreme sports to be a Team Reeve All Star! Kathy DiMonda in the Falmouth Road Race Date: August 17, 2014 Support Kathy's efforts!... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jul 30, 2014 5:14 PM EDT
Throughout my life, I have always focused and trained to make an impact. I know you want to make a difference, too. Join my team in the fight to find cures for spinal cord injury. Make your special tax-deductible donation online to the Reeve Foundation today where it will be matched dollar-for-dollar. That means... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jul 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

Most Recent Comments

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.
Hi, I couldn't another way to contact you about the results of the Expressions of Paralysis. Thank you so much for inc...
WOW! AMAZING woman! We (my paraplegic son and I) have watched Push Girls and he now feels like he can do things,like he...
Hi, I m from India and started jewelry designing post my accident. Can I also participate in this ?

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