Housing for Sickle Cell Patients

MANY PEOPLE LIVING WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE SUFFER FROM SEVERE PAIN. THIS PAIN CAN MAKE IT HARD FOR SUFFERERS TO LEAD A NORMAL LIFE – LIKE ATTEND SCHOOL OR HOLD DOWN A JOB. ORGANIZATIONS HAVE COME TOGETHER TO HELP IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF SOME YOUNG ADULTS LIVING WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE IN DURHAM. THEY\’VE OPENED THE BRIDGES POINTE APARTMENTS. IT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST HOUSING PROJECT OF ITS KIND IN THE COUNTRY GEARED SPECIFICALLY TO THE NEEDS OF PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE. WUNC’S LEONEDA INGE REPORTS.

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