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A promise for equal opportunities
Vacaville Reporter - The result became the Independent Living Center. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 37.5 million people or 14 percent of the population age 5 and up who don't live in institutions live with at least one disability. ADA prohibits all state ...

Ave Maria making plans for its interim campus Naples Daily News - Charlotte Sun-Herald

Ave Maria making plans for its interim campus Naples Daily News
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - Jul 24, 2006
... "We think it would enhance this as an independent living center. That's our ideal: Sell everything but somehow keep Stella Maris.". ...


Breaking Down Barriers: Disability rights events underscore the power of advocacy (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
For 54 million Americans with disabilities, the attainment of full civil rights is a work in progress. The increased attention to disability rights in recent years began with activists in the 1960s and 1970s who demanded equal access to education, housing and other aspects of community life.

Governor drops mandatory managed care proposal - KPBS

Governor drops mandatory managed care proposal
KPBS, CA - Jul 20, 2006
... with complicated medical needs. Teresa Favuzzi directs the California Federation for Independent Living Centers. Favuzzi: "Until we ...


Oregon Dental Foundation awards grant to Progressive Options for emergency treatment (Newport News-Times)
The Oregon Dental Foundation (ODF) awarded a grant in its spring 2006 grant cycle in the amount of $4,000 to Progressive Options of Newport. The grant was given in support of emergency dental treatment of persons with disabilities, homeless, and low-income residents of Lincoln County.

Schwarzenegger drops plan to shift some on Medi-Cal to managed ... - Scripps News

Schwarzenegger drops plan to shift some on Medi-Cal to managed ...
Scripps News, DC - Jul 19, 2006
... care. "It's good because it's cautious," said Teresa Favuzzi, director of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers. ...


(AFX UK Focus) 2006-07-03 16:05 GMT: AFX NEWS BRIEFING: Mergers and acquisitions highlights to 15:50 BST (Interactive Investor)
2006-07-03 15:38:50 FTC asks for more info on Alon purchases

In Brief (The Herald News)
JOLIET A free workshop, "Accessible Voting Options for Persons with Disabilities," will be presented from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday by Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots at the Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living, 2415 W. Jefferson St.

Race empowers disabled athletes (Berkshire Eagle)
Merle Ferber is the president of AdLib Inc.; she was incorrectly referenced in yesterday's Eagle.

Jamestown Working Toward Compliance
Post-Journal - Helen Kern, who uses a wheelchair for mobility, and works at Southwestern Independent Living Center, has been responsible for organizing volunteers and holding public rallies to raise community awareness about barriers that exclude people with ...

Beloved mentor dies at age 85 (Inside Bay Area)
Robert Kerley, a former University of California, Berkeley vice chancellor known for his skills as a mentor, passed away in his Walnut Creek home July 7 of congestive heart disease. He was 85. Mr.

Putnam disability rights advocate honored at ceremony
journalnews.com - Currently, Gomez sits on several boards and committees, including the Putnam County Community Services Board, the Putnam County Special Needs Populations Subcommittee of the Bio-Terrorism Task Force, the Westchester Independent Living Center/Putnam ...

INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center Deploys the Safety-Sponge(TM) System Technology Across All Operating Rooms; Surgicount (RedNova)
Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:PST) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Surgicount Medical, has entered into a three-year agreement with INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City to provide the facility with its patented Safety-Sponge(TM) System.

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Daily Business Review - Karen Dickerhoof, executive director of the Center for Independent Living; Corey Hinds, program director of the Advocacy Center; and Nicole Willis, job placement coordinator at the Atlantic Technical Center. Curt Nichols, vice president of human ...

Developers target aging community - Dallas Morning News (subscription)

Developers target aging community
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX - Jul 22, 2006
... Businesses responded, and Richardson now has 1,600 units of senior-oriented housing, ranging from independent-living centers to nursing care, according to an ...


Helter-swelter: Heat puts some at risk (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
As Rochester saw its fifth consecutive day of temperatures above 85 degrees Monday, health officials reminded people to drink plenty of water, check on the elderly and your pets and avoid outdoor activities if possible.

Race empowers disabled athletes (Berkshire Eagle)
CHESHIRE "Being disabled, this is a wonderful challenge not only to win but to finish," said Missy Bowler, a physically challenged woman, just after moving off a canoe and onto her wheelchair on the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail yesterday.

Race empowers disabled athletes
Berkshire Eagle - Adlib, Inc. is a private, nonprofit, community-based, consumer-controlled, independent living center. It provides independent living environments and specialized services for people with disabilities in Berkshire County, empowering them to have more ...

Medi-Cal managed care plan dropped
Sacramento Bee - It's good because it's cautious," said Teresa Favuzzi, director of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers. Favuzzi's organization recently completed a study that found many managed care plans were not ready to provide the specialists ...

God could use a generous middleman
Kansas City Star - That s Mother Marguerite to her staff and the 100 people of limited means who live in the Little Sisters nursing home and independent living center. No one was hurt seriously in the wreck, but it claimed the 20-year-old van to which she referred ...

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