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Advocate

Help the Helpers in Crisis

By ePatient, Clinician, Advocate, Podcasts One Comment

Crisis: the point where a person finds themselves unable to cope. In these times of COVID, racial injustice, people are desperate for support in their lives. Lisa van Leeuwen shares her experience on a crisis hotline.

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A Gift That Keeps Giving

By ePatient, Leader, Advocate, Podcasts 2 Comments

Regina Holliday inspires me. A learning dynamo she takes her skills – painting, connection, spirit, whatever – to catalyze whoever touches someone she has touched. She’s a gift that keeps giving.

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Imagine: Leverage Abilities. Access Better Solutions.

By ePatient, Informaticist, Consumer, Advocate, Podcasts No Comments

Create an inclusive, accessible co-working space for aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities, small startups, or groups that serve the disability community. QuirkLaabs. hollarhype. Puffin Innovations.

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Covid19: End-of-Life Choices

By Caregiver, ePatient, Family man, Advocate, Podcasts No Comments

At least 67,000 individuals have died of Covid19 in the US and 244K worldwide so far. Each death is a family’s grief. How do we advocate for ourselves, each other? Palliative care = feeling less miserable. Have you discussed end-of-life and palliative care with your family? Do it now.

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Temporarily Able-Bodied People. We’re in This Together.

By Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Family man, Advocate, Podcasts 2 Comments

Covid19. Sad, angry, grieving. No grief without love. People with different abilities have a 15-min advantage on the temporarily able-bodied. Connect, learn, appreciate.

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Mind Body Spirit. Empathy and Social Justice.

By Family man, Advocate, Podcasts No Comments

In Ecuador, I found there were the traditional indigenous views of health melding with Western medicine. So, your physical and melding with Christianity as well. Your physical, spiritual, and mental health felt much more interwoven. You might see a shaman and pick up some medications from your doctor on your way to the church to say a prayer.

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