Right now, appointments are limited and individuals with the greatest challenges leaving their homes will be prioritized.
Just a quarter of home health care workers were vaccinated by early March, compared to about two-thirds of hospital workers and half of nursing home workers
Proclamation prohibits in-person instruction with exceptions for students with disabilities and English language learners for whom distance learning presents challenges.
Disaster preparedness plans in Washington and Alabama say people with cognitive issues are a lower priority for lifesaving treatment.
Disability rights groups that charge a healthcare rationing strategy being considered in Washington state “places the lives of disabled people at serious risk.”
Mobility managers can help people ‘find a ride’ by connecting them to transportation options in their communities
For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.
She was admitted to Stanford with a full scholarship. Now, the struggle to fund the caregivers she needs to leave home is proving her toughest battle yet.
Trend that reflects a surging U.S. economy, a shift toward less conventional work and tighter supervision of what qualifies a worker for disability benefits.
Nearly half of older adults with probable dementia or difficulty performing daily activities don’t get assistance from family, friends or paid caregivers
As U.S. immigration enforcement becomes stricter, more immigrant families are cutting ties with health care services and other critical government programs.
Repeating strings of DNA not easily detected using standard genetic tests appear to cause cases of a rare developmental disorder called Baratela-Scott syndrome.
Only 10% of corn masa flour and no soft corn tortillas–staples in the Hispanic diet– contained folic acid, which can help prevent devastating birth defects.
The most common disability type, mobility, affects 1 in 7 adults. With age, disability becomes more common, affecting about 2 in 5 adults age 65 and older.
A proposed rule would prohibit home health aides paid directly by Medicaid from having their union dues automatically deducted from their paychecks.