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June 17, 2019

 We tried out a new location on Winter Island Park and were lucky enough to have a beautiful day with...indoor accessible bathrooms!!  For those of you who have attended our BBQ in the past you'll know what a great perk this was.  Everyone had a wonderful afternoon and...

October 6, 2017

Thank you thank you thank you to all who came out and supported COPAA at our Flatbread Portsmouth fundraiser on September 5th.  The event was a huge success, and we were able to raise almost $500 to help support YOU - our members!  


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August 8, 2015

Gary Penfield, a below the knee amputee, received high honors in the Atlantic Regional Pickle-ball Tournament held in Norwalk, Connecticut earlier this summer. Gary participated in the 70 plus age group. His footwork and agility as well as his spirit impressed everyone...

August 8, 2015

Medicare is proposing some drastic changes in the way they cover prosthetics for lower limb amputees. If their policy goes through, you will be severely limited in what leg you can get. To be able to get any advanced prosthesis like a C leg or Rheo or Genium, to name a...

April 7, 2015

Almost 2 million people are living with limb loss and limb differences in this country today and another 28 million are at risk for amputation. There are over 500 amputations a day, and the number is expected to increase. The Amputee Coalition and COPAA are committed t...

March 11, 2015

Our Annual Ski Trip to Waterville Valley, NH on Saturday, March 7 was an amazing success! Four of us  spent an awesome day skiing with Spaulding Adaptive Sports. The Spaulding staff and Waterville Instructors were wonderful. Thanks especially to the Independent Living...

October 31, 2014

On Sunday, October 26, eight of our members successfully completed the 8-hour Certified Peer Visitor Training course. As Certified Peer Visitors, they conduct visits when requested by new amputees who have questions or need help adjusting to being an amputee. Congratul...

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