Health & Wellness

National Blondie Brownie Day | Sarah’s Recipe

Nothing beats a cold winter weekend than a warm, ooey-gooey brownie. In the mood for something different? Why not try a blondie brownie! Independence Now Executive Director, Sarah Basehart, shared her family recipe with us and we can’t wait to try it! It’s in honor of #NationalBlondieBrownieDay, so calories don’t count 😜😜😜. Ingredients 1 Cup[…]

Stay Cozy This Winter with Hygge

A winter under quarantine means we’re looking for ways to stay entertained while stuck at home. One way we can do this is to celebrate the Danish art of Hygge (pronounced “hoo-ga”). This concept cannot be translated to one single word but encompasses a feeling of cozy contentment and well-being through enjoying the simple things[…]

Damon’s Story

“Being a wheelchair-user, I wasn’t very active and found myself feeling depressed. My physical therapist suggested that weight training might offer me a great way to challenge myself and increase my levels of health and wellness. I took the challenge.”

October is #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), women with disabilities are less likely to undergo breast cancer screening due to the inaccessibility of radiology and mammography equipment. Women using wheelchairs and other mobility equipment may be unable to position themselves close enough to screening equipment as needed to get a clear exam.[…]

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