Don’t Let Past Resentment Hinder Caregiving Present

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 present. Our past interactions with loved ones can affect our responses to calls for care. A shaky relationship with a [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:29+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Tips, tips for caregivers|0 Comments

Don’t Burden Your Caregiver

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 is taking time from their own lives to care for someone, that person could end up being ungrateful and burdening [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:29+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Support, Tips|0 Comments

Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

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 at your front door. Besides installing our assistive technology products in your home such as wheelchair lifts, platforms and ramps, [...]

How Millennials Can Be Proper Caregivers

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, making health care decisions or dealing with health insurance. Millennials are also known to be long-distance caregivers, as their new [...]

By | 2016-09-12T15:34:29+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Support, Tips, tips for caregivers|0 Comments

How to Fight Cognitive Decline

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 when they have nothing to boost or maintain these cognitive function. As your senior gets older, it is important to [...]

How to Deal with Caregiving Hopelessness

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 around the house, installing the proper technology and resources in your home for accessibility and even counseling for how they [...]

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

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, it may be time to start looking for a qualified in-home caregiver. But before you set out to find your [...]

By | 2016-08-23T14:56:14+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Senior Care, Tips|0 Comments

How to Deal with Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

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 refusing to assign tasks to a person, even though they are fully capable, or not including them in workplace functions. [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:31+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Navigating College with a Mobile Disability

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 impairment. Though the experience may be daunting, it’s important that prospective students understand that most college campuses are appropriately equipped [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:31+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Disability, Education, Support, Tips|0 Comments

Six Struggles People With Disabilities Face

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 like you understand their struggle to perform normal activities, but it’s so much more than that. The stigmas that come [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:31+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Disability, Tips|0 Comments