Social Security Backlog

At Freedom, we have seen many people frustrated by the bureaucracy that is the Social Security system. Last winter, Congressman Earl Pomeroy, (D-ND) held a stakeholders meeting in Fargo to discuss the Social Security backlog. Nate Aalgaard and Scott Burlingame were able to attend this meeting and tell the Congressman about the struggles we have…
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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Thresholds at doorways shall not exceed 3/4" in height for exterior sliding doors or 1/2"for other types of doors. Raised thresholds and floor level changes at accessible doorways shall be beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Changes in level up to 1/4" may be vertical and without edge treatment. Changes in level between…
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THE RIGHT TO LIVE AT HOME

By Rikki Trageton, Independent Living Advocate When I met Joan* she was a 72-year-old patient in a local hospital.  She contacted Freedom Resource Center on the advice of her daughter, Betsy,* after being told by her doctor that she was going to be discharged from the hospital into a nursing home.  Joan did not want…
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Community Picnic And Walk To Celebrate The 18th Anniversary Of The ADA To Be Held July 24th

 (Fargo, ND) A community picnic and commemorative walk to celebrate the 18th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 24th at Lindenwood Park, in Fargo North Dakota. The event is presented as a joint collaboration of Freedom Resource Center, the Metro…
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Congress Overrides Bush Veto On Medicare Bill

Thanks to everybody who called and wrote… By Nicole Gaouette Los Angeles Times Staff Writer July 16 2008 WASHINGTON — Congress delivered a stern rebuke to President Bush on Tuesday, overriding his veto of a Medicare bill and preventing pay cuts to doctors who treat seniors, the disabled and military personnel. It passes legislation delaying…
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