The Chronically Awesome Foundation

The Chronically Awesome Foundation The #chronicallyawesome foundation: helping focus on the abilities not inabilities of people with chronic illness via peer support & artistic expression.
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Officially founded in 2012, Chronically Awesome is based on the phenomenon of the twitter hashtag #chronicallyawesome and the WhatTheJules blogging community. The Chronically Awesome Foundation strives to cultivate and support the creative chronically awesome community of writers and artists, crafters, and artisans of all kinds to educate the public, and raise awareness about their needs, and advocate for resources to fight conditions they represent.

Officially founded in 2012, Chronically Awesome is based on the phenomenon of the twitter hashtag #chronicallyawesome and the WhatTheJules blogging community. The Chronically Awesome Foundation strives to cultivate and support the creative chronically awesome community of writers and artists, crafters, and artisans of all kinds to educate the public, and raise awareness about their needs, and advocate for resources to fight conditions they represent.

Mission: The Chronically Awesome Foundation's mission is to cultivate and support a chronically awesome community of writers and artists, to educate the public, and raise awareness about their needs, and advocate for resources to fight conditions they represent.

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"People with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income would be allowed to keep substantially more assets and would no longer be penalized for marrying under a new proposal."

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#ChronicallyAwesome #Epilepsy #LennoxGastaut #DravetSyndrome

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Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease#ChronicallyAwesome #Alzheimers
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#ChronicallyAwesome #Alzheimers

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Anxiety in Middle Age Linked to Dementia

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Study suggests that treating anxiety might lower the risk for Alzheimer’s later in life.

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Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain

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Address

27068 La Paz #745
Aliso Viejo, CA
92656

General information

Located in Aliso Viejo, California, considered the hub of Orange County's "Tech Corridor". The Chronically Awesome Foundation has chosen this beautiful community because of it's access to a vibrant costal art community and a growing, thriving technical community. Chronically Awesome is just an arms reach from both Laguna and Newport Beach, allowing us to partner with some of the best in the creative world while still working closely with our friends in the technology world. Reaching out to where traditional support groups cannot: directly into the homes, hospitals, rehab facilities, or anywhere the chronically ill can be found. If there is an internet connection, there is a chance to participate in any of of our programs. If you can tweet, text, sign on to Facebook, check email, or log on to a Google+ Hangout, you can get the support you need from the Chronically Awesome Community. Through all of these new media resources, you can also take part in volunteer efforts to advocate for the all inclusive Awesome community, or help to organize programs supporting blogging, creative writing, photography, beading, or whatever your artistic specialty is.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 15:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(949) 613-5044

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