Personal Stories

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BEV & BILL: CAREGIVERS. ADVOCATES. PARENTS.

The Nursing Home Transition and Home Modifications & Access Services that the LaVias received from the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania will allow the family to bring their son home soon. With the help of HomeCare for Living Well Attendant Care Services, their son will be able to live in an encouraging, loving and supportive environment, ideal for healing and making physical progress.

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KARREN: PROFESSIONAL. SUPERWOMAN. FRIEND.

The Living Well With A Disability Program has enhanced Karren’s quality of life by providing her with a plan to accomplish all her goals and aspirations. Through Peer Mentoring, Advocacy, Home Modifications & Access and HomeCare for Living Well Attendant Care Services, Karren is back to living the social, active and independent life she once enjoyed. She is happy and very hopeful for her future.

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AHMED: ACCOUNTANT. ATHLETE. CHEF.

The Nursing Home Transition services that Ahmed received from the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania are allowing him to fully engage in life. He enjoys having friends over for dinner. Ahmed is excelling at his new accounting position and looks forward to traveling again.

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MARSHA: MANAGER. PROVIDER. SHOPPING ENTHUSIAST.

The statewide DeafBlind Living Well Services that Marsha manages and receives herself are vital for the health, happiness and quality of life for people who are both deaf or hard of hearing and blind in the state of Pennsylvania. With the help of Support Service Providers, also known as SSP’s, such as Julie, Pennsylvanians who are deafblind can fully participate in their communities.

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JESSICA: LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE. DOG LOVER. WIFE.

Through HomeCare for Living Well Attendant Care and Home Modifications & Access Services, Jessica is able to live in her home safely. Now, she has the freedom to move about her home without the threat of falling. Jessica is enjoying her independence including daily shopping ventures with her attendant, Jasmine.

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KAREN: COMEDIAN. SOCIAL BUTTERFLY. GRANDMOTHER.

Living Well Transport Services are currently available to people with disabilities in numerous counties in Pennsylvania. The Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania’s vision is to build a fleet of vehicles that will increase based on demand and will be used to transport people with disabilities to both scheduled appointments and everyday destinations, across the state of Pennsylvania.

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