Life in Action travel related articles.

College & The Nurturing of New Mentors

April 10th, 2013|

College can be a scary place for someone with a disability, and having a guide can be the key to success. Several universities nationwide have major programs that help students with physical disabilities gain independence in their lives, covering everything from health quality to personal attendant management. While programs differ […]

Man Caves

September 14th, 2011|

 As soon as C. John Stanchina got married and moved into his wife’s house, his longing began. It wasn’t the bachelor lifestyle he missed, or even the bachelor pad, as much as having one room that was all his own. One room where he could do whatever he wanted, whenever […]

Cruising With The Pouloses

September 9th, 2011|

Helen and William Poulos, a retired couple from Bartlett, Ill., took their first wheelchair-accessible cruise back in 2007. Looking back, Helen admits they were a little nervous. “We traveled independently before Bill became so very disabled,” she says.

Bill, an Army veteran, is a full-time power chair-user with multiple sclerosis. Helen, […]