Home Again Ability Center’s Nursing Home Transition Program: Mature Living News

Home Again Ability Center’s Nursing Home Transition Program: Mature Living News

| Mature Living News

The Nursing Home Transition Program at The Ability Center, (ACT) has helped 815 people achieve independent living since the program was established in 2000.

Barriers to transition
Nursing Home Transition Program Coordinator Cathy Quinones explains that one of the most common barriers that prevent individuals from being discharged from a nursing home facility is “losing their housing.

ADAI accepts grant from PetSmart Charities

ADAI accepts grant from PetSmart Charities

Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence, a program of The Ability Center, was awarded a grant from PetSmart Charities that will provide support of our newly developed Canine Student Teacher Training Program.

The Canine Student Teacher Training Program will start with three-month-old puppies going to live at Gus Harrison Prison in Adrian, Michigan.

Non-Emergency Transportation Services

Do you need help getting back and forth to your medical appointments? If you are on Medicaid, do not have access to a vehicle, and your physician can verify a medical need, you may be eligible for our Non-Emergency Medicaid transportation program. This program will assist you by providing you a ride to and from your Ohio Medicaid providers.

ACT Staff Takes on NCIL

ACT Staff Takes on NCIL

In July, employees from The Ability Center traveled to Washington D.C. for the 2018 Annual Conference on Independent Living put on by the National Council on Independent Living.

"NCIL provided an opportunity to reinvigorate disability rights advocates from around the country, as the past two years have been a continuous battle.

Franklin Park TARTA Bus Stop

Franklin Park TARTA Bus Stop

Disability advocates from local groups including The Ability Center, The Fair Housing Center, Toledo/Lucas County Community of People with Disabilities, and Community Advocates for Transportation Rights (CATR) came together for a press conference welcoming the addition of a new Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) bus stop located near Charming Charlie at Franklin Park Mall on August 20.

This achievement is a culmination of several years of grassroots advocacy efforts to improve accessibility for people living with disabilities.