Like many of my millennial compatriots, I was booted from my parents' health plan when I turned 26. While my friends were shrugging health insurance off as just another growing pain of their 20s, I was panicking.
When I ran into a particularly difficult situation with my last job, the “d” word entered my lexicon for the first time: disability. While my life doesn't look like I thought it would, I have come to accept where I am and gained a new perspective on work and life.
In response to the wildfires that continue to ravage parts of California -- particularly northern California -- the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has provided the following resources. CF Foundation Compass is standing by to offer support for those impacted by these fires.
Going back to work was hard. So. Very. Hard. But with the mounting costs of cystic fibrosis, I didn't have a choice. The decision had been made for me.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is offering two vital resources to support CF families who may be affected by Hurricane Michael.
In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is offering two vital resources to support CF families affected by this hurricane and its surge.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has provided the following resources. Our Compass team continues to stand by and offer support of those impacted by these storms.
Although not part of my son's “official” care team, our local pharmacist plays a key role in his cystic fibrosis care.