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

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

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 [...]

Caregiving 101: Recognizing and Avoiding Caregiving Burnout

Taking care of your loved ones can be a rewarding experience. However, there’s no doubt about it-- the constant demands of caregiving can be overwhelming. The stress associated with caregiving significantly increases when there’s little to no chance that your family member will recover from their disability. And if left unchecked, that stress can eventually [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:32+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Caregiver Tips|0 Comments

Size Does Matter

We’ve all heard the saying, “Size doesn’t matter," but in reality it does.  Now get your mind out of the gutter; we definitely weren't talking about that!  Here in the ramp world we know size is critical to building the best ramp possible. As we travel through Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:34+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Assistive Technology, Disability, DisAbility Solutions|0 Comments