Month: March 2016

How to Convince a Loved One

Marie Marley is an award winning author who wrote a memoir reflecting a 30 year love story that she shares with her partner, Ed. Since Ed has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Marie uses the space below to give insight as to how she overcame challenges that typically arise while caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. In comparison to many other caregivers, one […]

Spring Is Almost Here at BBT

Spring Is Almost Here at BBT Program Move - BBT will be at the Beekman Center instead of the Gier Community Center

  This past week has been awesome at Breaking Barriers Today (BBT) because the weather has been so nice and we’ve been able to really appreciate it. Everyone has been able to go outside and enjoy the sunshine with their friends and care providers. We are all ready for spring to arrive because we can […]

When a Disability Comes Home

When a Disability Comes Home Picture of a hospital room, symbolic of a disability coming to a family

Adult In-Home Care Supervisor, Jeff Nunham, share his personal experience with disability and how it changes everything when a disability comes home.   My cell phone was sitting on my computer when it went off. “Hello?” It was my nephew, a seasoned police officer and a member of the Tri-County SWAT team. “Uncle Jeff, I’ve […]

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