Staying Socially Active Can Slow Older Adults’ Functional Decline

Staying Socially Active Can Slow Older Adults’ Functional Decline

he ability to perform the simple activities of daily living—dressing, bathing, toileting, preparing simple meals, and doing light housekeeping, for ...


Specialist Surveying Upper-limb Prosthesis Acceptance Factors

Gerald Stark Jr., PhD, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP, senior upper limb clinical specialist with Ottobock, Austin, Texas, is conducting a survey ...

April Is Limb Loss Awareness Month

The Amputee Coalition has designated April as Limb Loss Awareness Month. Throughout the month, events and other activities will increase ...

Former One-handed MLB Pitcher Inspires Children With Missing Limbs

Former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Jim Abbott is a model of perseverance despite his disability. Born without a right ...

Crowdfunding for Medical Bills Not a Cure-all

Crowdfunding campaigns to pay for medical costs have become a booming industry in recent years, with sites like GoFundMe raising ...

Virtual Operating Room Highlights Developing Surgical Technologies

"Surgery of the Future" is a virtual operating room that showcases government-funded technologies being developed to make surgery safer, more ...

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March – April 2017


  • Running & Mobility Clinic

    This national training. education. and networking opportunity is open to all coaches. professionals....

  • Amputee Walking School

    Join us for a fun evening of exercise with two former Paralympic gold medal sprinters who have lower...

  • Camp STAR

    Sponsored by Kingsley Mfg and CSUDH

Community Highlights (March – April 2017)