There may be a new glimmer of hope for the elderly and specials needs individuals who are in the midst of life changing crises. Offering a possibility to walk again can be priceless. How important is quality of life to all of us, especially baby boomers who are facing retirement and long term care considerations in the future?
If an individual is in the process of spending down to qualify for Medicaid, and walking again will add to that individual’s best quality of life, why not use part of the Medicaid financial spend down to acquire an equipment piece which may help them walk again? Consider walking again as a positive step forward, honoring personal dignity and independence. Read my own story to learn more. The article appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of The Headliner, the newsletter of the Brain Injury Association of Oregon. BIAOR-5-2011_SecondStepArticle
David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.
Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.
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