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Devices 4 the Disabled

Devices 4 the Disabled (D4D) makes donating medical equipment easy. It collects and redistributes durable medical equipment (DME) and to those in need--quickly and affordably. Also accepts accessible vans.

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Lotsa Helping Hands

Lotsa Helping Hands is a web-based community that assists caregivers and families in crisis to organize meals, rides, and other needs through the use of a group calendar.

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Long Distance Caregiving

Managing caregiving for family members from a long distance can be a daunting task so the National Institute on Aging developed this resource for long-distance caregivers.

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Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities ( MOPD )

The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities promotes total access, full participation, and equal opportunity for people with disabilities of all ages.

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Wheelchair Skills Video Series

The Wheelchair Skills Video Series from the Northwest Regional SCI System offers excellent advice on proper techniques.

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Information on augmentative communication for children and young people

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How to Choose a Nursing Home

It’s never easy to move into a nursing home, or help a loved one make the transition, but sometimes it may be the best option for getting the care and support you need. Here are some tips and useful resources to help you get started on how to choose a nursing home.

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Getting the Right Wheelchair - manual, power, or standing

Anyone who uses a wheelchair needs to make sure it is the right type and fit. The Model Systems for SCI helps people find the right chair.

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Cerebral Palsy Foundation - CP Channel

The Cerebral Palsy foundation works to transform lives and empower research, and support of living better lives with Cerebral Palsy.

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Illinois Department on Aging (IDOA)

The Illinois Department on Aging provides an intervention program and a variety of other services to help seniors who live at home that include hiring a caregiver, care coordination, transportation, and reporting elder abuse or neglect.

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