Budget Proposal Hurts Residential Services

GateHouse News Service Posted Mar 03, 2010 @ 10:00 AM Marshfield — To the Editor: I’m not sure you’ve noticed, but we are on the verge of appropriating homelessness for persons with developmental disabilities here in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts through the state budget process! If you didn’t notice,...

Life Lessons, just below the surface

  By Kristi Funderburk Rick Skinner checks for his sunscreen, asks if his lunch is on board, wonders if the fish are biting today. Rob Lever, his captain on this special one-day fishing trip, takes the inventory and assures him everything is ready. “Don’t worry about anything today,” Lever...

Road To Responsibility hosts Memory Café

Road To Responsibility Inc., a nonprofit supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held the country’s first integrated Memory Café on May 13. A Memory Café is a place where people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other memory changes and their care partners can go to socialize, network and join...