Seniors and Persons with Disabilities (SPD)

As a group, SPD have more disabilities and/or functional limitations than other demographics.

  • Disabilities may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental or some combination of these factors. They may be present from birth or occur during a person’s lifetime.
  • Functional limitations are difficulties people have completing activities due to one or more health problems (such as vision loss, hearing loss or inability to move one’s legs). 

Use the resources below to identify and address the physical and communication barriers that can impede SPD's access to care. 

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