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The Courage to Live

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Her name was Elizabeth, she said, but people called her Ellie.…

Text or Email Your Transportation Request

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Tired of being on hold waiting in the queue for a representative…

Disability, Healthcare & Judge Kavanaugh

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With protests reminiscent of those that surrounded the 1987 nomination…

T.K. Small vs Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

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The Congress members who wrote the 21st Century CURES Act…

Why Multiple Sclerosis Specialized Care?

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A number of years ago, in recognition of our expertise in supporting…

Independence Radio: Rosemary Salopek: Depression and Disability

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What is behavioral health and how does it differ from mental…

Fire Safety Weekend: Learn Fire Safety at ICS Bronx

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In recent months, several deadly, large fires have rattled…

At 103 ICS Member Jane Packes enjoys her family and her freedom!

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At ICS, we help keep our members thriving – even at 103!…

Healthy Holiday Season Feasting: Eating Well for the Holidays   

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In the millennia before supermarkets and refrigerators, the autumn…

Meet ICS Care Navigator James Abreu

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When it comes to advocating for ICS members, James Abreu has…

When Disaster Strikes: ICS Plans for Emergencies

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Before the devastating appearance of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey…

People with MS and Spinal Cord Injuries Mentor Peers

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A new ICS Mentoring Program is training people with spinal…

ICS Art Show 2017: A Fairy Tale Affair

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Since the beginning of history, art has been our best ally in…

Disability Pride Parade - New York City

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In recognition of the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, thousands of New Yorkers with disabilities, along with their families and friends, celebrated the 3rd Annual Disability Pride Parade last Sunday, July 9.

Design for Independence

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Have a disability? What can’t you do in your home that you wish you could do with the push of a button, voice command, or eye movement? Very likely, there’s a hack for that!

ICS Members Testify at NY State Assembly Hearing on Home Care

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When ICS members learned that the New York State Assembly would…

Family Matters!

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We believe that helping the family members who care for ICS members is one of the most important things we can do. We are also launching a “Circle of Care Lounge,” in January a six-week support group for family caregivers of ICS members.

Ramon and Liliana Nuñez: Together for the Long Haul!

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One day in 1944 Ramón Nuñez saw a pretty young woman in a cemetery in his hometown of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He fell in love, and they soon were married, not knowing that they would be together 70 years later.

Virtual Long-Term Care: Telemedicine Comes to ICS

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Telemedicine and the role it plays at ICS with the Care Connections pilot program.