am in need of help

Started by Emoefe Raymond in General. Last reply by Katy Sullivan Resource Support 13 hours ago. 1 Reply

Am above the knee amputee, I need financial assist for a prosthesis or if anyone can help me with one I will be very greatful. Continue


Started by Laura Lynn Boone in Family Support. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ yesterday. 8 Replies

Hi,My 84 year old mother is a rbka since spring 2014. She had a slow start in 2014 because her residual limb took months to heal so she lost a lot of time and strength before getting her prosthesis. Even after getting her prosthesis she never really…Continue

Cable tv-what shall i get as amp/never had it.Building recommends Direct tv

Started by david sage aka chip in Off Topic Lounge. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ Sep 23. 2 Replies

I lived in apartment buildings before but this one has preferred providers so the prices may be higher/lower.The town next door has lower cable rates and the neighborhood is lesser.Is this illegal. I do not want to be manipulated..Help.send…Continue

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Carriers to take your crutches in

Started by Angela Welch in Off Topic Lounge. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ Sep 23. 2 Replies

I am an AK amputee.  For years while traveling, especially on airplanes I found it annoying thatthey would wrap my crutches in mounds of tape in order to put them in baggage as I usuallytake a wheelchair to and from gates and have to take my…Continue

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