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Nick: Living Life to its Fullest

“My favorite thing to do… is to live life to the fullest!” Nick shares his story of how faith, hard work, and the Advocates community have guided his recovery journey.

Jim: Gaining Greater Independence

Many in the Woburn community know Advocates Warren House resident Jim as “backwards Jim.” Jim, whose favorite hobby is “cruising around” town, has been known to push himself backwards in his manual wheelchair.

But “backwards Jim” is just Jim lately, since he gained responsibility using his power wheelchair.


Tina: A Home of Firsts

Enjoying summer days on Main Street in Hyannis among the surf shops and restaurants, rooting for the home team at a Cape Cod Baseball League game, and frequent visits to the mall is exactly what an active lifestyle in the community looks like for Tina and Advocates’ Shared Living caregiver, Shannon.

Cristiana: How Art Helps My Recovery

Cristiana enjoys creating art when she’s feeling down. Her passion, ambition, and creativity led her to run art groups within the Advocates community. Watch to learn how art helps her in her journey.