financial help

posted on July 1, 2003 - 4:25pm
In 1995, my 14-month-old son Adam was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, type 2. At the time, my husband and I both worked full time. David was an electronics technician, and I worked in a discount store until I found the teaching position I'd trained for in college. We...
posted on July 1, 2003 - 12:49pm
Money can't buy love, but it can buy a van with a lift and a remodeled bathroom. Money is the root of all evil and of all wheelchair ramps. Money can't buy good health but poor health is easier to take when you've got money. So where is all the money? Alas, this story doesn't contain the complete answer. But it does offer a variety of ways and places to look for little pots of gold.
posted on June 1, 1999 - 3:20pm
Shopping for used durable medical equipment or assistive technology is very much like buying a used car or television set. Whether buying from a friend or relative, at a dealership or through a classified ad, a buyer must be both careful and realistic. Mark Obatake, executive director of the Hawaii Centers for Independent Living in Honolulu, says, "Buying durable medical equipment or...