Personal Interviews About Life With Paralysis

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Q&A: What's your main concern about the future?

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Q: What’s your main concern about the future?

Many people living with paralysis report having health and financial concerns about their future. People find ways to make new financial arrangements and make provisions for dealing with new health problems that will develop as they age. Others worry about losing independence as they age. Some wonder if their disability will hamper their ability to develop meaningful relationships or the ability to start a family.

We asked 100 men and women to share their main concerns about the future. The best answers are in the videos below.