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Born with Spina Bifida 33 years ago and having persevered through 20 spinal surgeries and an autoimmune disorder called Pyoderma Gangrenosum (yes, that “Gang Green”), Shauna Byland could have wished for anything from perfect health to a new spine. But her wish was for something that almost everyone takes for granted: the ability to bathe... Read more »

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It was too heavy for Santa’s sleigh and too big to fit under the Christmas tree, but a state-of-art walk-in tub made the holiday season much brighter for Branford resident Jimmy Cox. Cox, 49, who suffers from Klinefelter syndrome, received the surprise gift as part of a national program of giving from Nashville-based Safe-Step Walk-In... Read more »

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We call them Alabaster’s Angels, two young ladies from a small town in Alabama, both hindered but not defeated by Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Each received a tub through Safe Step Cares and we dropped in on them in 2017 to check on their progress. As you’ll see, both are having better lives and both credit... Read more »

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Adam Roen, is a husband, father of two and incredibly Good Samaritan, who pulled a small child and his grandmother from a wreck before he was run over himself in 2014. It’s been a long road back. When we first met him, he was getting around very slowly and painfully. Flash forward two years after... Read more »

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Four years ago, Crestview resident Shirley Perring wrote a letter to a dozen walk-in tub manufacturers asking for a walk-in tub for Crestview Manor on Pearl Street. She described the bathing conditions to “something out of ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’.” She also added that the residents at the low-to-no-income assisted living facility were... Read more »

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In 2013, Safe Step donated 2 walk-in tubs to an assisted-living facility in Crestview Manor. In doing so we adopted all of its residents and have stayed in touch ever since. The donation became the most popular donation in Safe Step Cares history. We dropped in on them in 2017, buying them lunch, bringing them... Read more »

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