Isolation is killing Laura and her caregiving aging parents!
We need your Help!
Laura was lively, a soccer athlete, attending college, working, volunteering, when she was struck with an unknown illness in August 1991. After 10 months of hospitalization Laura was left with no diagnosis and no prognosis and her condition “demyelination of unknown etiology” as a severe demyelination of the central nervous system disorder. Laura’s age at time of illness left her unable to qualify for services in the State of Nebraska. She fell in the crack of services because of her age (22) at time of her illness and for over 28 years Laura’s parents have been her sole caregivers, father (80) and mother (78) years old. After all these years her condition is decreasing both mentally and physically and she was finally diagnosed with a TBI (traumatic brain injury).