Fragrance-Free Care for Client

Whenever ALRP client Stokes first enters a space—the hallways of his apartment building, a city bus, a restaurant—only one thing crosses his mind. “Is this space safe for me?” In addition to being HIV-positive, Stokes suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Exposure to perfume or cologne causes him nausea, headaches, and difficulty breathing. Ironically, safe access to medical facilities has been one of his biggest challenges.

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ALRP Meets AARP (Winter 2011)

It is true what they say about AARP sending their membership applications right on schedule; they don’t miss a beat. Mine arrived in October, just two weeks before I turned 50 years old. AIDS has been here for 30 of those years. While I am deeply aware and appreciative of the many blessings in my life, I can’t help but reflect on the loss of friends and colleagues who were dear to me.

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Defending Clients Hurt on the Job

Panel attorney Michelle Mandel always wanted to follow in the footsteps of her father, a successful personal injury lawyer. Through her father’s work, Michelle learned that not only can traumatic accidents and negligent medical treatment be painful and debilitating, but they can often result in significant healthcare costs and lost wages.

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