Tag Archives: Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU)

Is there a difference between independent living and assisted living?

We often refer our patrons to centers for independent living when they are looking for services and supports in their community, which is often met with, “But I’m not looking for a nursing home—I don’t need that kind of help—that’s … Continue reading

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month: Are You Ready?

September 18th is “Get Ready Day” a yearly event held the third Tuesday of September by the American Public Health Association (APHA) coinciding with National Preparedness Month.  The Get Ready website includes resources for people to prepare themselves, their families … Continue reading

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Assistive Technology Survey Opportunity from ILRU

Independent Living Research Utilization Program (ILRU) is conducting a survey to assess the assistive technology needs of people with disabilities. The survey is designed to determine the current availability of assistive technology and the potential for new, innovative devices. By … Continue reading

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