Spread Hope & Awareness by Joining the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk To End Alzheimer’s

By Tina Henson / Belleville Walk Manager with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter Alzheimer’s disease won’t stop, not even for a pandemic. Neither will the Alzheimer’s Association. Each year, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s demonstrates the association’s commitment to awareness, research, and funds for Alzheimer’s care and [...]

By |2020-09-21T21:39:07+00:00September 21st, 2020|Tags: , |Comments Off on Spread Hope & Awareness by Joining the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Allsup Q&A with United Spinal Association – The Influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Allsup is joining with organizations nationwide in 2020 to celebrate 30 years of progress achieved with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law on July 26, 1990. A dedicated advocate for decades, James Weisman, president and CEO of United Spinal Association, shares his perspective on [...]

By |2020-09-16T20:04:46+00:00September 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Q&A with United Spinal Association – The Influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Attend Virtual Event for Psoriasis Action Month: Aug. 22, 2020

“Psoriasis doesn’t have to stop you from living your best life,” according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) as it celebrates its annual Psoriasis Awareness Month – as Psoriasis Action Month in 2020. Allsup joins NPF in raising awareness about this disease, and highlighting their special event: a [...]

By |2020-08-21T19:27:31+00:00August 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Attend Virtual Event for Psoriasis Action Month: Aug. 22, 2020

The Ins & Outs of Gastroparesis Awareness In August

By Melissa Adams VanHouten, Gastroparesis Advocate August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month, and we need your help in raising awareness of this little-known illness. Gastroparesis, or “paralysis of the stomach,” is a digestive motility disorder in which food passes from the stomach to the intestines at a delayed rate. It [...]

By |2020-08-12T18:33:30+00:00August 12th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Ins & Outs of Gastroparesis Awareness In August

National Health Center Week 2020 Is In Full Swing

August means we’re be celebrating National Health Center Week (NHCW) – Aug. 9-15, 2020. This year’s theme (with a graphic expertly designed by the communications team at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center) is Community Health Centers: Lighting the Way for Healthier Communities Today and in the Future. This [...]

By |2020-08-11T21:40:09+00:00August 11th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on National Health Center Week 2020 Is In Full Swing

ADA celebrates 30th Anniversary Progress Made, Opportunity for More

Thirty years ago, on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. This milestone in our country’s history prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open [...]

By |2020-07-24T19:13:58+00:00July 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ADA celebrates 30th Anniversary Progress Made, Opportunity for More

SSDI and Returning To Work During COVID-19

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a lifeline for people with disabilities. With monthly income, dependent benefits and Medicare – the importance of SSDI cannot be overstated. SSDI also provides another benefit – return to work incentives through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Ticket to Work program. In [...]

By |2020-07-22T14:31:58+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on SSDI and Returning To Work During COVID-19

Attend Virtual Event For Chronic Disease Day: July 10

As we all tackle the spread of COVID-19, we can’t lose sight of those suffering from chronic diseases. This year, Chronic Disease Day is Friday, July 10, and while virtual, it will be loaded with information and presentations from well-known advocates to build awareness and raise funds. Dr. [...]

By |2020-07-09T21:13:41+00:00July 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Attend Virtual Event For Chronic Disease Day: July 10

What to Know About World Scleroderma Day

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month. Scleroderma affects over 300,000 people in North America; 80% of the patients are women. Because it is relatively uncommon and has a wide variety of symptoms, the chronic illness is difficult to diagnose. Many patients suffer with scleroderma for years before getting a [...]

By |2020-07-06T13:10:26+00:00June 29th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What to Know About World Scleroderma Day

Cancer and Social Security Disability Insurance: What to Know and What you Can Do

While July is just around the corner, June is an important month as it recognizes several types of cancer with days like World Kidney Cancer Day, Cancer Immunization Month and National Cancer Survivors Day®. June also is the time to celebrate Men’s Health Month, which helps to raise [...]

By |2020-06-26T19:36:35+00:00June 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cancer and Social Security Disability Insurance: What to Know and What you Can Do
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