"Not Acceptable" is a powerful and compelling 30 second public service announcement which gives voice to a variety of diverse communities each of whom expres...
What The Obamacare Replacement Bill Means Depends On How You Get Your Coverage
After much anticipation, we finally have a first draft of the Republican plan to undo the Affordable Care Act. Called the American Health Care Act, the House bill was released on Monday, and includ…
What is Self-Advocacy?
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities share their experiences in self-advocacy, as members of People First of Jefferson County and Speaking...
Wheelchair Ramp Safety Tips |
Ramps are essential to accessibility for mobility chair and scooter users. However, when these ramps are not designed and constructed properly, they can be difficult to use, and may even be dangerous. Here are our top tips for wheelchair ramp safety.
How retirement affects Social Security disability benefit
What happens when I reach my retirement age of 67 and two months? Does the amount I receive just stay the same?
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.
How an autism assistance dog turned a family's life around
A beloved assistance dog named Jason has turned life around for Teresa Brown and her family.
Portrait of the Past: Asheville City Manager Weldon Weir, 1950
James Weldon Weir served as Asheville City Manager from 1950-1968, after having served as Public Works Director under Pat Burdette.
What to Consider When You Buy a Wheelchair
Most people don’t ever have to buy a wheelchair, so if you find yourself shopping for one — whether because you’ve had a spinal cord injury or you’re looking for an