‘We are in prison’: France opens nursing homes, exposes pain

PARIS (AP) — For her first authorized visit in more than six weeks with her 80-year-old mother, Sabrina Deliry prepared a selection of their favorite tunes, among them Edith Piaf’s “La Vie en Rose.” Later, at the Paris nursing home where the mother has been agonizing in the solitude of her room, feeling imprisoned and […]

Give Baby Charlie the experimental treatment, say US parents whose son has similar disorder

Baby Charlie Gard’s parents have been locked in a bitter fight for their son’s future, not only for his survival against a debilitating disease, but against the London hospital where he has been a patient since he was just 2 months old and the British courts who say his condition is too grave to continue keeping him alive.

Medicaid transportation concerns continue

Getting ready for his many medical appointments is quite a chore for Pablo Perez who is confined to a wheelchair.

He couldn't do it without his personal care assistant and without the ride provided for Medicaid clients by the state. 

But in the last year when Veyo took over he says he has missed many appointments.

"It's very stressful for me," said Perez of Waterford.

Norwich wheelchair giveaway to change lives

In addition to running AZ Pawn in Norwich, Phil Pavone coordinates a huge effort to refurbish used motorized wheelchairs each year.

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