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Problem When Flying? Call the Hotline

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  The holidays are just around the corner. You may be flying to a family celebration or vacation and hopefully, everything will go well. The majority of all airlines are now geared to serving fliers with disabilities; however, not all…
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Attn: Veterans and People with Disabilities: Virtual Job Fair Scheduled for Nov. 7

HireDS, LLC, a certified disabled owned company promoting the inclusion of our Wounded Warriors, veterans and people with disabilities into mainstream employment, will hold a virtual job fair starting Nov. 7, 2011 and running for 30 days. The…
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San Jose: Last Chance in 2011 to Attend an Abilities Expo

If you missed the other Abilities Expos this year, there’s still one more in 2011. It’s in San Jose, Calif. Nov. 18-20. This unique forum is devoted to wounded veterans, persons recovering from immobilizing accidents, seniors with age-related…
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Visit the Independence Expo Sept. 23 & 24

Whether you are a senior or a person with disabilities, you’ll find expos are a plethora of valuable resources and innovative products you need under one roof. They’re found across the country—hopefully one near you. In fact there is one…
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For a Leisurely Vacation, Don’t Rule Out the Scenic Train

For those with disabilities, picture a vacation that is scenic, leisurely, affordable and comfortable, where there’s no waiting in long lines or delays. If you want a vacation that is all of those things, consider taking the train. Prices…
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Don’t Try This at Home: Extreme Sports for Those with Disabilities

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Sports for people with disabilities like basketball, rugby and soccer may seem a little tame for those of us with more of a need for speed and heart-pounding exhilaration. Check out these extreme sports. Some require custom wheelchairs (some…
DOT flying hotline

Tips on Travel Insurance Inside or Outside the U.S.

  Traveling can be unpredictable; even more so for two classes of travelers: seniors and those with a disability. Thankfully, there are insurance specialist providers that offer travel insurance or travel assistance for those with mobility…
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Check Out These New Disney Lazy-Day Vacation Spots

Planning your vacation and dreading those lines at theme parks when what you crave is quiet and stress-free? Humungous theme parks can be exhausting for some of us, but now we can have a Disney vacation without the long lines because Disney’s…
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What’s on Your Bucket List?

Updated: August 23, 2016 Used as a figure of speech these days, people make bucket lists because they’re exciting and offer goals for everyday life. Some include getting in touch with your values, conquering fears, getting creative, enjoying…
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For People with Disabilities: How to Get a Federal Job

Want a government job? It is now easier for those with disabilities to get a job with the federal government. Sounds too good to be true, but read on. In 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) of the U.S. Government retained Bender…