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Senate Adopts Alzheimer’s Response Plan

February 18, 2013

Alzheimer’s prevention and awareness is a critical issue facing Georgia’s rapidly-expanding aging population.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Work is a foundation of stability for individuals and can give one’s life meaning and purpose. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Labor force participation is 22% for people with disabilities as compared to 69% for people without disabilities.