Jan Blaustone

Retiring your service dog

posted on October 1, 2009 - 7:50am
Anyone who has a service dog will agree that the first day home with your new partner is like no other. Akin to adopting a child, your thoughts are ecstatic and you embrace every subsequent minute until it’s time for Fido’s retirement and you are left wondering where all the time went. Thankfully, the end of your aging service dog’s working days doesn’t necessarily mean that he will leave you....

Catching up with past MDA National Personal Achievement Award recipients

posted on November 1, 2007 - 11:12am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 6
Michael Wasser, 2005 33, Becker muscular dystrophy
posted on March 1, 2007 - 10:32am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 2
Featured in this article: 15th anniversary of MDA Art Collection, National Task Force, and Personal Achievement Award ** Olympic swimmer to host bash for MDA/Augie's Quest ** Heartsongs gala to feature Asia
posted on December 1, 2000 - 1:32pm
What could be more perfect than rescuing an abandoned dog and training it as a service animal? Sometimes the happy ending isn't the one you expected.

A tireless volunteer and advocate, Tennessee's Jan Blaustone wins MDA National Personal Achievement Award

posted on October 1, 2000 - 4:44pm
To Jan Blaustone, leadership means setting a positive example. Jan Blaustone Blaustone, 45, strives to be a model for others, whether she's writing, speaking, teaching, creating artwork or making a difference in her community.