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People Inc. Celebrates 25 Years of Affordable Housing

By Annette Pinder Glenn Thrush, in writing for The New York Times, recently confirmed that the U.S. is in the grips of an escalating housing affordability crisis. “Millions of low-income Americans pay 70 percent or more of their incomes for shelter, while rents continue to rise, and construction of affordable rental apartments lags far behind the need,” said Thrush. Here in Buffalo, People Inc. cu... »

Older Adults Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Registration Open for Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for Older Adults The start of the new year is often the time when people like to make positive changes for their health. Through People Inc.’s Living Healthy Program, a Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop will be held for older adults who are living with or caring for someone with a chronic or ongoing health condition. The free wor... »

The Faces of Bipolar Disorder Look Like You and Me

The faces of bipolar disorder look like you and me – Three WNY Healthy Heroes are making a difference By Annette Pinder and Shannon Traphagen Keith O’Neil is an admired football star, having played with the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants, and the Indianapolis Colts. By all accounts, he’s had tremendous success, despite his well-kept secret that something in his mind was terribly wrong. ... »

afternoon respite programs

For parents, guardians and caregivers of young people with developmental disabilities, it’s not always possible to work full days or complete errands when a loved one’s needs take priority. Located in safe, community settings, People Inc.’s Afternoon Respite Programs are a bridge between school/day programs and home. The programs provide well-rounded experiences to nurture the skills of those with... »