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SMART SOCKETS FOR AMPUTEES ARE ON THE HORIZON

SMART SOCKETS FOR AMPUTEES ARE ON THE HORIZON

Meet the researchers who are developing smart sockets for amputees that promise to increase the comfort, function, and performance of prosthetic limbs ...
The Amputee Admirals Who Outfought Napoleon

The Amputee Admirals Who Outfought Napoleon

One of the most powerful war machines in history—the British Royal Navy of the Napoleonic Era—actively groomed amputees for its leadership ranks ...
10 Things to Know About Amputee TV Star Zyra Gorecki

10 Things to Know About Amputee TV Star Zyra Gorecki

Zyra Gorecki is the first amputee actor to land a major role on a network TV series. Here are some key things to know about the "La Brea" co-star ...
Finding a Financial Advisor Who’s Right for You

Finding a Financial Advisor Who’s Right for You

As an amputee or the family member of an amputee, you may have unique needs when it comes to finances. Here's how to find a compatible financial advisor ...

Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership

Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership

Whether becoming a caregiver or care receiver, most people lack the right tools to manage their new role. Without a strategy to cope with the emotional toll of a caregiving partnership, a once cherished relationship can disintegrate. Janet is a ...
THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES: Eight Expectations for 2021

THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES: Eight Expectations for 2021

While it’s risky to speculate about the future and how it might affect people’s lives, past experience and current trends can help us make educated guesses about what amputees might expect in 2021 and beyond. As longtime writers and editors ...
Restarting Social Life

Restarting Social Life

EVEN AMIDST THE pandemic, people will still need to resume their social life after an amputation—even if it is six feet apart. That first time seeing others after our amputation may bring up a slew of feelings, both positive and ...
Raising Funds With a Little Help From the Crowd: A NEW LEG, A NEW LIFE

Raising Funds With a Little Help From the Crowd: A NEW LEG, A NEW LIFE

"THANK YOU. Thank you. Thank you,” Jazmine Otero said, as she looked into the video camera, her face beaming with joy. She’d been given a gift, and she wanted all of her supporters to know how much she appreciated them ...

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