housing

  1. L

    Biking again!

    My dear friend has been in ICU for roughly two months as we negotiate all the issues with finding care and housing for him, but we are almost there. He has been understandably depressed, but hesitant to try new things to help improve his mood. He has lost the ability to use his hands and lower...
  2. I

    Mortgage Insurance Question

    Hi. My husband was just diagnosed in January. We are still trying to figure out all the benefits available to us and how to navigate through everything. We have applied for the adaptive housing grant and we are in the process of being approved for that. We were told that once we're approved...
  3. DaChief

    VA Disability Approved

    Just notified that my application was approved. They also approved the automobile grant and Special Adaptive Housing. I submitted the paperwork through the PVA in Tampa thanks to info in this forum. From start to approval only took 5 weeks and included the last week in Dec over the holidays...
  4. J

    VA Step by Step Process Please no acronyms

    Looking for someone to layout a step by step process for a Retired Veteran with 100% disability from ALS on 5/5/16. I have filed another request to get the disability backdated to the date when the symptoms were evident and I made a claim on a weak shoulder not knowing it was ALS, nor the Docs...
  5. B

    Almost 20 years old and I am losing my mind...

    I will be 20 this October and I have never been so scared... I moved to Denmark from south Europe on the 21st of August a year ago full with dreams and hope. However, things did not work as I wanted... I was not able to find a job as quickly as my colleagues and I had a massive problem with...
  6. S

    Equipment

    Finally the VA signed the POs for the power wheel chair and an assistive speech device. Supposedly the assistive speech device has been sent. I emailed the vendor on the wheel chair to find out how long it is going to take and got no response as of yet. I'm wondering if it was a co-incidence...
  7. G

    ALS with FTD

    Hi, I just wanted to see if there where any support groups for CALS who also have FTD. I am not sure if I myself have the right to share since I am not the caretaker, but my husband is and I would like to try to be able to help. My mother in law has ALS with FTD and we right now are trying to...
  8. N

    Beloved nanny of 6 years diagnosed this week

    Our beloved caregiver/friend/family member was diagnosed this week. She is a single mother to a 12-year old son in Brooklyn, NY, and while my mind is swimming with lists of to-dos, questions about medications and holistic treatments, clinical trial availability, and so much more, the most...
  9. swalker

    Braun Vangater II Stow Problem Resolved

    We purchased our van in February 2015. Since the first week of ownership we have had a problem with the stow operation whenever the temperature dropped below about 50 degrees fahrenheit. The Braun Vangater II has 6 operations: Unfold - unfolds the tri-folded lift Deploy - lowers the lift from...
  10. V

    VA SAH Contractors

    I had a VA SAH housing grant approved a few months ago, but have had a difficult time finding contractors who are qualified and will work with the VA. I live in Cypress, Texas and would appreciate any positive information any of you may have.
Top