Strengthen Your Body With Aqua Therapy

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, so for people with disabilities, their bodies are easier to move. The water allows physically disabled people to stretch, strengthen [...]

Why You Should Join An Online Disability Support Group

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. However, there are tons of people in the world who are going through the same thing you are and understand [...]

By |2017-02-13T17:42:31+00:00June 24th, 2016|Disability, Support, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments

Eating Healthy Reduces Risk of Dementia

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 are ways to reduce the risk. Besides keeping your parent’s mind sharp with social and mental activities, there is one [...]

5 Tips On How to Deal With A Parent With Dementia or Alzheimer’s

You saw the signs, or maybe you didn’t, but either way, it’s here. You don’t realize that it’s one of your biggest fears until it happens: they’re no longer themselves, or worse, they can’t remember who you are. But, all is not lost. Here are 5 tips on how to deal with a parent who [...]

When Is It Time to Consider a Nursing Home?

The dreaded day has finally arrived. You were distracted by simultaneously finishing up a late work project, trying to cook dinner, and pick out your dad’s clothes, when suddenly you notice the front door is ajar and your dad is nowhere to be found. Panic sets in, and your immediately begin frantically searching for your [...]

Dealing with an Unexpected Disability

Life as you know it has just changed. Today started off relatively normal. You went for your usual morning run. You arrived at work on time, and managed to put in a solid 8 hours of work. But then your day took a drastic turn, and now you find yourself dealing with an unexpected disability. [...]

By |2017-02-13T17:42:32+00:00June 8th, 2016|Disability, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments

4 Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents

If you suddenly find yourself caring for a disabled parent, you’re in good company. Currently, there are more than 60 million families taking care of an aging or disabled parent. Though the development of and circulation of useful technology has somewhat eased the physical and emotional stress often associated with taking care of an elderly [...]

“Splish, splash I was takin’ a bath”

The old Bobby Darin hit “Splish, Splash” made a bathroom sound fun. There was a-splishin' and a-splashin' Reelin' with the feelin' Movin' and a-groovin' Rockin' and a-rollin', yeah, yeah For many of us, the “movin’ and a-groovin’” is a little more dangerous the older we get and we hope “a-splishin’ and a-splashin’” isn’t from a [...]

By |2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Caregiver Tips, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Tips|0 Comments

Ice Melt for your Aluminum Ramp

Probably one of the most asked questions during this time of year is, "What can I put on my ramp to melt snow and ice that won't harm the surface?"  First, here is what you shouldn't use; rock salt or any calcium chloride ice melt.  Not only will calcium effect the surface of the ramp [...]

When a Ramp is Not Enough

Here are some basic facts for you: Just over 6.8 million people in America use some sort of device to assist them with their mobility. 1.7 million of these Americans use a wheelchair. Of the wheelchair users, roughly 90% are using a manual wheelchair. For many of these folks, their mobility issue is the result [...]