Category Archives: Cathy Ludlum

Second Thoughts Connecticut Negotiates POLST/MOLST Legislation With Consumer Protections We Can Live With

National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16th.  I hadn’t really expected the Centers for Disease Control to be one of the leading resources for my intro on this topic, but they had quite a bit to say: April 16th is recognized each year as National Healthcare Decisions Day to inspire, educate, and empower the public … Continue reading Second Thoughts Connecticut Negotiates POLST/MOLST Legislation With Consumer Protections We Can Live With

Guest Blog by Cathy Ludlum: Better Dead Than Fed? NOT!

We in the disability community have a stronger appreciation than most people of the opportunities technology can bring.  Power wheelchairs and vans offer us mobility.  Voice-activated software and screen readers unleash the power of computers.  Environmental control systems allow us to manage things around the house, like opening doors and answering the phone. But some … Continue reading Guest Blog by Cathy Ludlum: Better Dead Than Fed? NOT!