Falls: Stay safe in your home!

By |February 26th, 2018|Categories: health, Senior Care, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What you need to know about falls* 87% of all fractures in the elderly are due to falls. Falls are the number 1 cause of hip fractures. 1 in 4 older adults reported a fall [...]

EZ Rampz Mobility Solutions opens new interactive showroom

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

EZ Rampz/Mobility Solutions moved from a 3,500-square-foot facility to a 13,000-square-foot location, we now have the space we need to feature all the accessibility products we offer for sale and for rent. This is the first showroom [...]

How to Help Your Child Deal With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Children, Support|Tags: , , , , |

Alzheimer’s disease can take a giant toll on family life. It can have a large affect on adult children, spouses and siblings, but most importantly, it can have an effect on younger children and teenagers [...]

The Benefits of Caregiving

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, health|Tags: , , |

Sometimes care giving can be a burden. You give up part of your life while juggling a full-time job and children. You get exhausted, stressed and depressed trying to balance your life while dealing with [...]

How to Make Amends Through Caregiving

By |September 5th, 2016|Categories: Senior Care, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , |

You might have a huge fight with your mother or a few choice words for your brother when you last spoke to each other. Resentment, regret and tension builds up over time, but suddenly tragedy [...]

Don’t Let Past Resentment Hinder Caregiving Present

By |September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Tips, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , |

Caregiving can be tough, especially when you’re unprepared or your senior or disabled loved one is resistant to care. However, it can be just as difficult if you let the past control your care giving [...]

Don’t Burden Your Caregiver

By |August 29th, 2016|Categories: Support, Tips|Tags: , , , |

Often times caregivers are commended by others for giving up a normal life to take care of their disabled or elderly loved one, but there is actually another narrative not often discussed. While the caregiver [...]

Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

By |August 26th, 2016|Categories: Assistive Technology, Caregiver Tips, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Senior Care, Support, Tips, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Being disabled or elderly can often make it difficult to navigate around your own home. Accessibility and mobility become difficult, and you become prone to more accidents in your bathroom, on the stairs or even [...]

Know the Signs of Elder Abuse

By |August 22nd, 2016|Categories: health, Senior Care, Support|Tags: , , , , , |

Finding a caregiver that you can trust to properly care for your loved one can be difficult, but once you do, you can feel your mind be at ease. However, it is much more nerve-wracking [...]

How Millennials Can Be Proper Caregivers

By |August 19th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Support, Tips, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, about 25 percent of U.S. caregivers fall between the age of 18 and 34. However, many of them have little to no experience with serious illness, [...]

How to Fight Cognitive Decline

By |August 8th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, health, Senior Care, Tips, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Alzheimer’s and dementia can be scary to a spouse or loved one, especially when they are unprepared. One is more likely to develop these diseases if their thinking and memory is on the decline, especially [...]

How to Deal with Caregiving Hopelessness

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, Support, Tips, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , , |

You never really see it coming and then it happens. Your spouse or loved one has a tragic accident and is now physically disabled. You go through the difficulties together of trying to relearn navigating [...]

How NOT to hire an In-Home Caregiver for your Loved One

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Senior Care, Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Being a caregiver for a loved one can be an incredibly stressful experience. If you’ve finally reached the point in your journey, when you can no longer physically and mentally meet the demands of caregiving, [...]

How to Deal with Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

By |July 25th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Tips|Tags: , , , |

Though there are laws in place to protect disabled workers from discrimination in the workplace, the behavior itself is often overt that it’s difficult to prove. In some cases, subtle discrimination comes in the form [...]

3 Surprising Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, health, Senior Care, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Memory loss can be a distressing side effect of aging. But unlike Hollywood often portrays, mild memory loss is not the only impairment associated with Alzheimer’s. There are typically several, lesser known signs that can [...]

Navigating College with a Mobile Disability

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Education, Support, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

College can be a frightening experience for any incoming freshman. However, the prospect of moving away from the safety of your home can be even more intimidating if you suffer from a mobile disability or [...]

GPE’s Education Goals In 2020

By |July 18th, 2016|Categories: Children, Disability, Education, Support|Tags: , , , , , |

The Disabilities Education Act clearly states that children with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate education, meaning it should be of no cost to the family and that educational services must be [...]

Children With Disabilities Excluded from Education

By |July 13th, 2016|Categories: Children, Disability, Education, Support|Tags: , , , , |

People with disabilities face several everyday struggles; there’s no doubt about that. However, there is so much more to their struggle than not being able to climb the stairs in their own homes or the [...]

Six Struggles People With Disabilities Face

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Tips|Tags: , , , |

You may think you understand how a disabled person feels, but chances are that you don’t (unless you yourself are handicapped). Sure, you know they may struggle with accessibility in bathrooms. You may even feel [...]

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

By |July 8th, 2016|Categories: Assistive Technology, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Senior Care, Support|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Technology rules our society. It is the very foundation that allows us to thrive and continue to find new ways to make living a whole lot easier. Assistive technology is the type of technology that [...]

Strengthen Your Body With Aqua Therapy

By |July 4th, 2016|Categories: Disability, DisAbility Solutions, health, Support, Therapy, Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Exercising can be very helpful to your physical and mental health, but for someone who is physically disabled, it can be a lifesaver. The buoyancy in water eliminates the effects of gravity on the body, [...]

Why You Should Join An Online Disability Support Group

By |June 24th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Support, Therapy, Tips|Tags: , , , |

Having a disability can be difficult, but you’re not alone. Often times, disabled people may find it hard to relay their problems to friends and loved ones who may not understand what you’re going through. [...]

Eating Healthy Reduces Risk of Dementia

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, health, Senior Care, Tips, tips for caregivers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are both neurodegenerative diseases that cause progressive damage to cognitive functioning, which cause confusion and memory loss. Although there are no cures to these diseases and they cannot be completely prevented, there [...]

How to Stay Active With A Disability

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: Disability, health, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone. It’s important to eat healthy, stay active and relax and have down time in order to ensure great physical and mental health. Often times, people with disabilities [...]