Veterans Coffee Update 1/11/18

Posted on 11. Jan, 2018 by in News

    Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org   HAPPY NEW YEAR! ————————————————————- We are beginning the 4th year of our Veterans Coffee events. […]

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Transitioning and Employ-Ability Skills

Posted on 10. Jan, 2018 by in News

The Enrichment Center & Forsyth Technical Community College In collaboration with Forsyth Technical Community College, The Enrichment Center is proud to teach a 5-week Human Resource Development Class located on Forsyth Tech’s West Campus. This class teaches job readiness and employability skills, and is geared to help students learn transition skills into adult life by providing community resources to meet […]

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Whill’s new electric wheelchair is light, portable and fast

Posted on 09. Jan, 2018 by in News

By Jessica Conditt Whill’s electric wheelchair picked up the award for Best Accessibility Tech in last year’s Best of CES, and now it’s back with a newer, lighter and more portable version of that vehicle. The Model Ci uses a lithium-ion battery and can travel 10 miles on one charge, with a top speed of […]

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Winter Newsletter On-Line

Posted on 08. Jan, 2018 by in News

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Disability Rights NC Files Discrimination Suit Against Carowinds Amusement Park

Posted on 08. Jan, 2018 by in News

Disability Rights North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Carowinds Amusement Park in Charlotte discriminates against people with disabilities. (Read the complaint here.) Plaintiff Matthew Aldridge and his wife purchased season tickets for the entire family in 2016, and they were looking forward to multiple trips to Carowinds throughout the year. When they […]

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Social Security FAQ’s–Click Links for Details

Posted on 08. Jan, 2018 by in News

Can I return to work while getting Social Security disability benefits? What are the eligibility requirements to get Social Security disability benefits? If I get Social Security disability benefits and I reach full retirement age, will I then receive retirement benefits? How long does it take to get a decision after I apply for disability […]

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What Winter Weather Warnings Mean

Posted on 08. Jan, 2018 by in News

The National Weather Service (NWS) issues outlooks, watches, warnings, and advisories for all winter weather hazards. Here’s what they mean and what to do. Use the information below to make an informed decision on your risk and what actions to take.   – Winter Storm Watch: Be Prepared. A watch means that severe winter conditions may […]

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The Ms. Wheelchair NC-America Program Is…

Posted on 12. Dec, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Just Darn Good Information, News

A division of the Ms. Wheelchair America program, Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina-America is a disability advocacy program which seeks to select the most articulate and accomplished spokeswoman to represent persons with disabilities in the state of North Carolina and at the national level. Candidates are judged on their accomplishments since the onset of their disability, […]

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Posted on 05. Dec, 2017 by in News

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Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7, 2017

Posted on 05. Dec, 2017 by in News

2018 Medicare Open Enrollment is Oct 15 – Dec 7 You can enroll in Medicare Part A and/or Medicare Part B in the following ways: Online at www.SocialSecurity.gov. By calling Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY users 1-800-0778), Monday through Friday, from 7AM to 7PM. In-person at your local Social Security office  

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