MDA Ambassador Guest Blog: Happy Father’s Day
Nevin Steiner and his children, Abbott and Laurel. Being a father is one of the most rewarding things in life. I have two children, Abbott (6) and Laurel (3). Add having…
Tags: Caregiving, Relationships, Staying Active
Experience the Power of Community at MDA In-Person Events
As MDA welcomes back a busy schedule of in-person events this year, there are a myriad of ways that individuals can come together and reap the benefits of time well…
MDA on the Hill 2023: Advocates Return to Washington, D.C.
We are back in person (and better than ever!) MDA National Ambassador Amy Shinneman, MDA National Ambassador Leah Z., and Advocate Reagan Imhoff at Hill Day. It’s been over three…
The Trans New Hampshire Bike Ride: One Man’s Road to Advocacy
Nevin Steiner with his wife and two children. ESPN Digital Producer Nevin Steiner has found his life’s mission in sharing the message that “it’s not what you can’t do in…
Tags: Advocacy, Community, Fundraising
MDA Ambassador Guest Blog: Taking Care of Our Mental Health
I feel like our mental health is something we don’t discuss enough. I want to share how Muscular Dystrophy has affected my mental health, because honestly speaking, there have been…
Tags: Community, Healthcare, Mental Health
How to Feel Safe in Your Home
Choose the right home security system to make people with neuromuscular diseases and other disabilities safer in their homes.
Tags: Featured Content, Technology
Drink One for Dane: A Legacy of Love
Brothers Travis and Dane Boersma stand in front of a coffee pushcart in downtown Grants Pass, OR. Anyone who has had the opportunity to visit one of the over 700…
Tags: Community, Fundraising
Talking About a Diagnosis Is a Personal Decision
When considering telling friends and family about a diagnosis, here are best practices and how to handle questions.
Tags: Featured Content, Parenting, Relationships, Thrive 365
Teen Inspires His Uncles to Fundraise For MDA
Two uncles find creative ways to fundraise for MDA and support their nephew with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD).
A Musical Spreads Muscular Dystrophy Awareness
Actor, director, and composer Jess Westman explains why he made a musical about living with muscular dystrophy.