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If you liked “Show your purple for Alzheimer’s disease”

Regularly in the top 10 posts read by our Spanish readers, “Show your purple for Alzheimer’s disease” discusses and defines dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, discusses dementia and people with disabilities growing older, and research from the NIDILRR community and beyond. … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Feedback on the American Community Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau is attempting to learn about the ways people and organizations use the American Community Survey (ACS) data. Implemented in the 1990s, the ACS is a mandatory, ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the … Continue reading

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World We Want 2015

The United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and UNICEF are inviting people to join an online discussion forum to develop an inclusive agenda for the … Continue reading

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Disability in the Latino Community

The views within the Latino community on disability are very similar across Latino groups. However, these views cannot be bundled together for the whole community. The views, perceptions, and approach to disability by the Latino community and by Latino individuals … Continue reading

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Resources for Aphasia

In observance of Aphasia Awareness Month we have checked our Ready Reference for resources on Aphasia.  The following is a listing of those resources and since stroke can result in aphasia we have also included resources on stroke. American Speech … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis refers to joint inflammation. It can be caused by more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, joint tissue, and other connective tissues.  An estimated 22% of adults or about 50 million people ages 18 or older … Continue reading

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NIA, AoA to Host Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Tools for Caregivers

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Administration on Aging (AoA), in partnership with grantees including the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center, and the Eldercare Locator are partnering to host a free webinar series to improve … Continue reading

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