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Second heat-related death in Indiana - WNDU-TV

Second heat-related death in Indiana
WNDU-TV, IN - Jul 20, 2006
... stay cool. Her body was found Monday when workers from an independent living center tried to deliver medication to her. According ...


Teens concentrate on their abilities
Sacramento Bee - ... Forum for Students with Disabilities more than 10 years ago as a transformation. Now a counselor at the event this week at Sacramento State, she has become a statewide community organizer for the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers ...

Medi-Cal managed care plan dropped (The Sacramento Bee)
The Schwarzenegger administration has dropped a controversial plan to require a half-million elderly and disabled Californians on Medi-Cal to enroll in managed care plans, a centerpiece of the governor's efforts to save money in the $35 billion health program.

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.". ...


Advocate: attitude toward disabled people needs more improvement
Citizen's Voice - Williams, of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living, said if a cafe posted a sign on its door saying no women or no minorities it would be discrimination and would cause turmoil. He said if the business instead had two steps ...

Advocate: attitude toward disabled people needs more improvement (Citizens Voice)
On the 16th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, progress toward eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities is seen in ramps, electric doors and elevators that supply access to public buildings.

Second heat-related death in Indiana
WNDU - Her body was found Monday when workers from an independent living center tried to deliver medication to her. According to the Knox County coroner, the temperature inside the apartment was 100 degrees. As we previously reported, a three-year-old South ...

Pontiac LIFE Center expanding services (Pantagraph)
PONTIAC -- The Pontiac office of LIFE Center for Independent Living will be able to expand its services, thanks to grants from three local organizations.

Neighborhood News / A Roundup of News From Around the Beaches - Miami Herald

Neighborhood News / A Roundup of News From Around the Beaches
Miami Herald, FL - Jul 23, 2006
... The Miami-Dade Commission on Disability Issues and the Independent Living Center of South Florida are also sponsoring the event, which will showcase services ...


County residents: speak up! - Addison County Independent


Addison County Independent
County residents: speak up!
Addison County Independent, VT - Jul 24, 2006
... The met with four self-advocacy groups: GMSA, Vermont Center for Independent Living, Brain Injury Association and the Community of Vermont Elders. ...


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.

Rally to focus on city's ADA highs & lows - Hutchinson News


Hutchinson News
Rally to focus on city's ADA highs & lows
Hutchinson News, KS - Jul 23, 2006
... Chris Owens, director of the Prairie Independent Living Center, commended the city of Hutchinson for its progress in ADA compliance - lauding accomplishments ...


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. ...


Toy Bank looks for deposits - KHAS-TV

Toy Bank looks for deposits
KHAS-TV, NE - Jul 20, 2006
By Ginger ten Bensel Children and adults with special needs will soon have access to more toys as the Center for Independent Living in Grand Island kicks off ...


Beloved mentor dies at age 85 - Mercury-Register

Beloved mentor dies at age 85
Mercury-Register, CA - 5 hours ago
... college and beyond. He was a founder of the Center for Independent Living and a scholarship program for female athletes. Mr. Kerley ...
Beloved mentor dies at age 85 Alameda Times-Star
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Brookdale Prices Follow-On Share Offering (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Brookdale Senior Living Inc., operator of assisted and independent living centers, said Thursday it priced a follow-on offering of 19.2 million common shares at $39.50 per share.

Texas Workforce Commission Services for Hurricane Victims
Austin Chronicle - AUSTIN RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING provides services to people with disabilities and helps Katrina evacuees with employment, transportation, housing, furniture, community orientation, medical care, and adaptive equipment and ...

County residents: speak up! - Addison County Independent


Addison County Independent
County residents: speak up!
Addison County Independent, VT - Jul 24, 2006
... The met with four self-advocacy groups: GMSA, Vermont Center for Independent Living, Brain Injury Association and the Community of Vermont Elders. ...


Race empowers disabled athletes - Berkshire Eagle

Race empowers disabled athletes
Berkshire Eagle, MA - Jul 24, 2006
... than two miles of canoeing as part of the fourth annual Farnum's Challenge Run-Oar-Roll race organized by the Adlib Center for Independent Living, a nonprofit ...


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