Opinion

Opinion: Bobby the Repo Man

By / August 20, 2017 / Opinion / 4 Comments

Medicare benefits and taxes as seen from the seat of a mobility scooter (and a bar stool). Wes Richards reminds us that Medicare benefits aren’t free.... Read more

Opinion: The Ins and Outs of Handicapped Parking Tags.

By / July 11, 2017 / Opinion / 2 Comments

You qualify for a handicapped parking tag for your car, but is it worth using? Here’s life commentator, Wes Richards on the pros and cons of taking advantage of the tags.... Read more

Opinion: Don’t Answer the Phone

By / June 24, 2017 / Opinion / No Comments

Disabled folks hate telemarketing calls as much as anyone, and at greater inconvenience. Here’s life commentator, Wes Richards on creative ways to get them off the phone.... Read more

Diet, Disease and Disability: Stop Ignoring the Facts

By / June 19, 2017 / Opinion / 1 Comment

There’s a health crisis lurking in the bushes of our playgrounds, homes, schools, and neighborhoods. It peeks out every once in awhile and gets our fleeting attention but then we become distracted and ignore it, hoping it will go away. But it is not disappearing on its own and in fact, continues to gain acceptance […]... Read more

Government Takes Second Swing at the Disabled

By / May 9, 2017 / Opinion / No Comments

The federal government took another step toward making it increasingly hard to get approved for Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits. On May 4, 2017, U.S. Congress passed a bill to abolish the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) and replace it with a new national health plan that […]... Read more

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