Be Part Of NDAD’s Mission; Take Part In Giving Hearts Day 2017

NDAD & Giving Hearts Day 2017. The longtime charity helping people with disabilities and health challenges is, for the first time, part of the region’s rapidly growing annual regional giving event. More than 350 regional nonprofit organizations in North Dakota and Minnesota are taking part. Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 9, 2017. That day is…
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NDAD’s Busy Free Assistive Equipment Loan Program Re-stocked

February was a busy month for the Grand Forks portion of NDAD’s free short-term equipment loan program. Even though February is the year’s shortest month, the program provided 95 pieces of assistive equipment out of its Grand Forks office – surpassing the record of 89 pieces in July 2013, according to Jeri Hietala, NDAD’s client…
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Help Ensure Your Winter Weather Safety If You Have Disability, Health Challenge

Some people in North Dakota and surrounding states with physical, medical, cognitive and  sensory disabilities may not have completed their winter weather preparations, even though winter has the region firmly in its grasp. It’s not too late to take immediate precautions, do what planning you can as soon as you’re able, and be especially vigilant about staying…
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Injured? Disabled? NDAD’s Free Equipment Loan Program May Come In Handy

Marilyn and Jim Larimore didn’t need the new bed rails and Drive walkers they received in error via a shipping mix-up. When the seller told the Grand Forks couple to keep the merchandise at no charge, the Larimores decided to make sure the equipment ended up with “somebody able to use it, who really needed…
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If You Have Special Needs, Emergency Preparedness Plan Should Be High Priority

With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. That’s especially the case for people of all ages with disabilities or a variety of health and mobility challenges. Charitable nonprofit NDAD has compiled…
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