February 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Amputee Returns from South Pole: ‘I Never Would’ve Dreamed of Doing This with Two Legs’

Cameron Kerr was lying in his hospital bed, thinking about his future after losing part of his leg to a mine in Afghanistan, when a fellow soldier stopped by. His visitor painted such a vivid picture of how great Kerr’s life could be that the self-described 5-foot-9-inch, 140-pound not very athletic guy set his goals […]

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

CSAAC Recognizes Montgomery County Council for Continued Autism Funding (VIDEO)

The Community Services for Autistic Adults (CSAAC) is a nationally recognized leader when it comes to developing services for people with autism. The organization recently honored the County Council for its continued support. Susan Kenedy reports: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Announces New Tablet Program for Low Income Marylanders with Disabilities

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Maryland Relay, a public service provided by the state to assist people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls, is now accepting applications for no-cost tablets through the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program. The announcement coincided with the start of “Telecommunications for […]

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September 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Renovations Underway at Potomac Adaptive Sports Court (PHOTOS)

Construction is underway on the long awaited Potomac Adaptive Sports Court at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. “Renovations are being completed for the Potomac Adaptive Sports Court that will convert a dormant roller hockey rink into a facility that will serve athletes with disabilities,” said Judy Stiles, a spokesperson for Montgomery County’s Department […]

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May 14, 2014 | Joe Sperling

Long-Term Care from A to Z – Part 12

OK, we’ve covered a lot of territory together. To wrap up this portion of our journey, let’s assume you would qualify for an LTC insurance policy. A logical, and often asked, question is: Why should someone buy an LTC insurance policy that might never be used?  A very reasonable question. The straightforward answer is both reasonable […]

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May 7, 2014 | Joe Sperling

Long-Term Care from A to Z – Part 11

If by now you are a little concerned that you may not qualify for LTC insurance because of age or medical history. I’m sorry.  It is just the reality of the LTC marketplace.  But don’t despair (at least not yet). There are some alternatives. What you can do if you can’t get LTC insurance:   […]

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April 30, 2014 | Joe Sperling

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Long-Term Care from A to Z – Part 10

Faithful readers by now should be asking: How do I get LTC insurance? First, get educated. The best way to learn about the carriers offering coverage, the plans being offered and the options from which to select the features that are most attractive to you, is to have a conversation with an insurance broker who specializes […]

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April 23, 2014 | Joe Sperling

Long-Term Care from A to Z – Part 9

Although the popular perception is that LTC insurance is very expensive, the reality is that it is not as costly as one might expect, especially when considering the benefits provided by the coverage. Perhaps more important, the cost of coverage pales in comparison to the cost of care. Many of you know Suze Orman, or […]

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