Living well with a disability

10 week well living workshop Disability Network Oakland & Macomb is excited to host a 10-week virtual workshop on living well with a disability. This 10-week workshop is designed for people with disabilities who want to learn new skills, meet new people and improve their quality of life by improving their health. Learning healthy lifestyle […]

Home for the holidays

By Joel Feick For the past 3 months, 50 year old Mike has called Fenton Health Care his home. When he developed cellulitis in his leg, he went from a hospital to a rehab facility to nursing care. But he really couldn’t wait to get out. The Flint native says a 2005 spinal tap left […]

Thanksgiving fails

As our Happy Thanksgiving to you, we want to share some of our best Thanksgiving fails. So here’s to a little chuckle and some stress relief as we navigate our kitchens, families and friends. The cat made me do it I was multitasking in the kitchen as you often do during holiday meal prep and […]

A taste of independence

By Joel Feick Inclusive kitchen classes from The Disability Network are timely ahead of biggest kitchen week of the year Inside the Flint Farmers Market, 2 great-grandmothers sat side by side in wheelchairs listening. And occasionally eating. They are part of an Adaptive Kitchen class, taught by TDN’s Carrie Gerdeman. This is a 4-week class […]

Social Ties and Wellness Project

Participants are needed for a survey conducted by the Department of Public Health, University of Michigan-Flint! Are you: Between the age 20-64 years Having difficulty with ambulation, self-care or independent living Able to follow verbal directions inEnglish Able to meet in person at The DisabilityNetwork The Disability Network | 3600 S Dort Highway Suite 54 | Flint, MI 48507 […]