The San Francisco Bay Area Polio Survivors will be hosting a conference at the Pleasant Hill Community Center on Sept. 20th, 2014. Our speakers are the foremost medical authorities in the polio field. All details are listed on our website www.sfbapoliosurvivors.org and a registration form can be downloaded.See More
Dr. Eric Alexander, a Physiatrist at Kaiser in Martinez will be doing a presentation on Energy Conservation and Pain Management. He will also briefly discuss changes that will be implemented due to the Affordable Care Act becoming effective. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Washington in Seattle. Volunteer work has been a passion of his and he has been involved in a rehabilitation project in rural Kenya for adults and children who…See More
"Thank you for sharing this with us. You are not alone in your feeling of being blessed by your experiences with being disabled. I also feel that God has blessed me in so many ways by giving me the strength to overcome and thrive in my…"
Just a reminder that our April 21st meeting will have a presentation by Larry Myers. He is the past District Governer for Rotary International and has helped Rotarians around the world raise $120 million for the initial campaign. Since 2002 his primary responsibility has been raising funds for the End Polio campaign. He has been a keynote speaker for Polio Eradication at numerous Rotary Conferences, and was one of ten recipients worldwide to receive the Rotary Foundation Service Award. …See More
Sorry you were not able to make it to our last meeting but your birthday and family are important. Hope you had great day. Our next meeting is Saturday, March 17th @ 10:30AM. Hope to see you then.
Our March meeting will be Caring and Sharing. It is important to have our time to support each other and discuss post-polio issues that we are experiencing. It is always a pleasure to be able to sit down after the meetings and have lunch together and socialize. There will be a POT-LUCK Lunch after the meeting (Bring something to share with the group and a utensil to serve it with. SFBAPS will supply the beverages and paper products.)See More
I totally agree with you about Dr. Bruno. He has been one of our greatest advocates. I put in for Social Security Disability 5 years ago and had no problem. Many people do have problems getting SSD in…"
Our February meeting will be a presentation by Zechariah Whittington, CPT/OPT. He will be speaking on core strengthening and nutrition for polio survivors. He is a personal trainer and has worked with a few of our members to help them gain more strength in their bodies with exercise and proper nutrition. There will be a pot luck luncheon after the presentation.See More
I too recieved the SFBAPS newsletter on Saturday. I would like to reprent the article about the talk that Gladys gave on February 20th. Is it available in a Word format over the internet so I wouldn't have to scan and print. Should I contact Stella or do you have access to the material I desire?
I would also love to have you as a friend. I don't understand how to add you as a friend in the current PT site.