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Monday, July 13, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Immanuel

Today’s Front Line Hero is Immanuel Communities, which is providing supports to seniors living independently throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts at Immanuel are offering information to seniors and their families on important issues, such as how to support seniors with memory loss during social distancing.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Graceworks Lutheran Services

Today’s Front Line Hero is Graceworks Lutheran Services, which is committed to helping residents in its Enhanced Living community reach their goals. Direct Support staff have been supporting resident, Bobby, work toward his dream of running a 5K.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Lutheran Services in Iowa

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) for its ongoing support of refugees in its community. LSI provides a program called Global Greens, which supports refugee farmers and empowers them to sell the food they grow across Des Moines.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The ADA at 30: Reflections on a Landmark Law

On July 26, 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a hallmark piece of legislation that officially ensured equal treatment for people with disabilities in America. This groundbreaking law was a long-overdue extension of civil rights to one in four Americans. Now, we must go even further than the ADA in the days ahead.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Lutheran SeniorLife

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lutheran SeniorLife, which is using humor to lift spirits at the Passavant Community. The dietary team made postcards with food puns and attached them to each resident’s meal to bring a smile to their faces.

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