Advocates; It’s Who We Are!


As the newest member of Solutions for Independence I am being exposed to new methods of advocacy. My background has various components just like yours in many ways. Living with a disability has given me an opportunity to learn the importance of advocating for myself and eventually for others. Working across all disabilities leaves no […]

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Nursing Home Transitions


As an Independent Living Specialist at Solutions for Independence, I have had the pleasure of transitioning someone from a nurs­ing home to their own home. I feel it is important to share what I have learned and help others who may be in the same position, or a family member, friend or other individual who […]

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Can I Work and Still Receive My Disability Benefits?


Disability benefits are available to those who suffer from a disability or medical condition that makes it so they are unable to work. These benefits are offered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and are meant to help you pay medical bills and everyday living expenses. If you are receiving disability benefits from the SSA […]

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Mix & Mingle


Our new special program has grown exponentially since its first gathering July 2019. Mix & Mingle is an opportunity for our consumers, their friends, family, caregivers and our staff to enjoy refreshments, have an opportunity to express themselves in a creative manner, and most importantly have fun. You cannot put a price on fellowship. To […]

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Shining Star – Students of Straight Fire


“Even upon the water of trial and tribulation, by building the ships of kinship, fellowship, leadership and mentorship, we become unsinkable.” – Brian S Woods, The Codex Bellum III: The Observer Effect For this issue we have some incredible Shining Stars. Solutions to Independence hosted an event at Salem Lake on May 18, 2018. It […]

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Shining Star – West


I met West in August of 2018. He was living in one of the rural counties we serve at a new apartment complex. We had two other consumers who transitioned to this particular complex. There had been a long history of complaints from both our consumers and other people with disabilities who were renting there. […]

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