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Our Story: Sandra Image

Our Story: Sandra

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I was born in Medaryville, Indiana at a mid-wife home in October, 1946. Although I arrived two months premature, I had a safe weight of five pounds, four ounces. I grew up in Medaryville and at fourteen I fell off a horse and fractured my skull. My inner ear...

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Long-Term Services & Supports: A Gathering of Tribal Leaders Thumbnail Image

Long-Term Services & Supports: A Gathering of Tribal Leaders

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) work collaboratively with American Indian and Alaska Native leaders to provide long-term services and supports (LTSS) for elders and people with disabilities. With feedback from tribal leaders, programs and services are better designed to meet the needs of local populations, while...

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Our Story: Christine and David Image

Our Story: Christine and David

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I was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming in ’61 and grew up in Nebraska in a small town called Maxwell. In 1979, I had a diving accident which rendered me a quadriplegic. Life with a spinal cord injury has its many challenges from being independent to becoming dependent on other individuals. Moving...

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Our Story: Rick With His Daughter Image

Our Story: Rick With His Daughter

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My wife and I grew up in southeastern Idaho, living a block from each other. Being high school sweethearts, we have been married for thirty-four years. Neither of us had been touched by someone special in our younger years. We were blessed with our son in 1983 and our...

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