Events & Open Access
Walkers with Seat Distribution:
Able People Foundation, advocate of people with disabilities, will be providing walkers with seat to elderly and individuals with physical limitations at no cost.
May 22, 2009 - Second Distribution
Able People Foundation Board of Directors approved the second distribution of rollators to people on our waiting list on May 22, 2009. We are contacting everyone on waiting list for time and exact location of the distribution in Milpitas, California. Please contact us if you would like to volunteer and help us at the day of distribution.
How the IHSS cuts will affect you or your family and what you can do (open access)
Crystal Padilla, advocate with Disability Rights California, will be presenting a webcast about California’s In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) budget cuts
Round table with Eliza Riley (open access)
Ms. Riley provides the tools and resources to make the transition to work as smooth as possible for people with disabilities. Further, she will address some common questions and situations that people find themselves in.
Caregivers Count Conference November 14th, 2009 - 9:30AM to 3:30PM (open access)
A free full-day conference for families and friends caring for an aging loved one.
A Guide to Rebuilding Together (Open access)
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley is a non-profit organization that provides free home repairs and accessibility modifications to low income homeowners, with a focus on older adults and people with disabilities. Our goal is to help homeowners stay safe, comfortable and independent in their homes. This webcast will provide an in depth description of our Rebuilding Day, Neighbor to Neighbor, and Green Program, with instructions on how to apply, or become a volunteer. At the end of this live webcast, you will have an opportunity to type in and ask questions to be answered live.
How to select a portable Ramp
According to American with Disabilities Act(ADA) guidelines
Jefferson awards winners for public service
Able People Foundation director was selected as one of the Bay Area Jefferson awards winners for public service.
Wroking while on SSI or SSDI
Both SSDI and SSI have programs that permit some work to be done without losing benefits
2010 Holiday Gift of Mobility
Providing Bathtub Transfer benches to seniors and anyone with physical limitation.
2010 Caregivers Count
The Aging Services Collaborative presents A full-day conference for families and friends caring for an aging loved one.