This Veterans Day, EAC Network pauses to honor those fearless, proud, and courageous individuals who served (and serve) our country with honor. Such a person is Hal Knapp, an EAC Network In-Home Respite Services Volunteer who served his country with distinction.
More than 18 million American adults, or 7.5 percent of the adult population, are unable to walk a quarter mile or find it very difficult to do so, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many with mobility issues are seniors. But losing mobility doesn’t mean you should stop living life.
Distracted driving is defined as any activity that takes your attention away from the road. Texting and talking on the phone divert your attention away from driving and significantly increase the risks of a serious accident occurring. In just one year, Long Island has seen a 27% increase in the number of fatalities caused by distracted driving.
Each February, millions of people come together to celebrate National Cancer Prevention Month to raise awareness about cancer and ways to safeguard health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable approach for regulating disease.
EAC Network has provided TASC services in New York since 1978, and in 1998 we expanded our alternative to incarceration (ATI) programming to include a diversion program for seriously mentally ill offenders and co-occurring mentally ill and substance using offenders. Our NYC TASC Mental Health Diversion programs employ Clinically Informed Judicial Supervision (CIJS), which considers a person’s assessed risk of re-offending and violence, as well as mental health and substance use or social service needs, to inform judges’ responses…
It is a perfectly normal part of development for toddlers to believe that everything is “mine.” As children learn about themselves as individuals with characteristics that are both similar and different from others, a conflict arises. At this time, sharing is not a focus for them, as they are more concerned with their own desires.
Under the new tax bill, many itemized deductions were greatly reduced or completely eliminated. The deduction for charitable contributions is still intact, and the limitation increased to 60% of AGI, but with the loss of deductions and the increased standard deduction, many taxpayers will no longer itemize. That could mean a significant decrease in charitable giving.