For many Asian and Asian American communities, the Lunar New Year, celebrated in late January this year, represents a chance to start anew. It also comes with it a new zodiac animal: 2022 was the Year of the Tiger. In 2023, the baton passed to the rabbit — or for those in the Vietnamese community – the cat, a symbol of luck.
Only those who became disabled by age 26 have been eligible for ABLE Accounts. But Congress raised the age to 46, so more military veterans and others can qualify as of 2026.
Every morning, Luther Moxley helps his partner of 35 years, Wayne Curtis, out of bed and into his wheelchair. Curtis, who has Parkinson’s disease and is partially blind, washes himself seated in the shower, but he needs Moxley to dry him and help him back into his chair.
Moxley makes their meals and cuts Curtis’ food into bite-sized pieces. He manages the household and does the grocery shopping. He takes Curtis to and from the doctor and anywhere else he needs to go. But in truth, they rarely go anywhere anymore.
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