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Voice of Hope | 11.20.15

Love, Commitment and the Honest Life of a Caregiver

For National Family Caregivers Month this November, we’re profiling individuals who have taken on a caregiver role to support their loved ones. We interviewed Rich Reedy, who has been supporting his wife since a 2014 accident left her with an incomplete spinal cord injury that requires constant care. Do you consider yourself a caregiver? I […]

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Voice of Hope | 9.22.15

Making Connections After A Spinal Cord Injury Can Change Your Life

At age 13, a spinal cord injury changed Reveca Torres’s life. She began working with HelpHOPELive to fundraise for injury-related expenses in 2008. Now the executive director of the spinal cord injury support community BACKBONES, Reveca devotes her time to helping others discover vital SCI resources and find joy and connection after injury. Here are […]

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Voice of Hope | 8.14.15

How A Marine and Father of Three Fights Multiple Sclerosis

Michael Carns is a Marine and National Guard member and a single father with three children. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013. He experienced rapid physical deterioration. Within two years, he has gone from independence to relying on a cane, a walker and finally a scooter to get around. Mike is fundraising for […]

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Voice of Hope | 7.23.15

Meet ‘The Most Accessible CEO In America’

Americans who use wheelchairs spend billions annually on travel and entertainment. Are American restaurants, hotels and hotspots prioritizing accessibility? Brett Heising, the founder and CEO of the accessibility review site brettapproved, Inc., shares his perspective. What is brettapproved all about? Our platform offers user-submitted accessibility reviews for restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues across America. Brettapproved […]

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Voice of Hope | 7.6.15

What To Expect During A Pre-Transplant Assessment

Transplant care teams give living donors and transplant candidates psychosocial assessments to determine whether or not they are ready to move forward. Here are answers to your burning questions about pre-transplant assessments from Laurie McDonald, a clinical social worker and case manager for the UNC Center for Transplant Care. Why do transplant candidates need to […]

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Voice of Hope | 5.27.15

Best-Ever Advice After A Spinal Cord Injury

We asked four HelpHOPELive clients to answer a single question.The result is a series of powerful insights for anyone who is struggling to keep moving forward after a debilitating injury. “The journey gets easier over time. The first few years are the hardest post-injury, when you are trying to adjust to your body’s physical changes […]

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