All the Comforts

Lopez, Sharon
March 2008
Guideposts;Mar2008, Vol. 62 Issue 13, p34
The author discusses how her friend Elaine Wood in San Antonio, Texas cares for people with mental disabilities. Her son was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teen. Elaine helped him make the transition from a psychiatric hospital to his own apartment and job. Elaine rallied the help of another mom, Patsy Cheyney. They founded Home Comforts, an organization that provides mentally disabled adults in San Antonio with the basics they need to live comfortably in their own homes, as well as a cheering section to celebrate accomplishments.


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