Falls: Stay safe in your home!

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 in 2014. 1 older adult fall every second. Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall in the [...]

By | 2018-02-26T18:36:31+00:00 February 26th, 2018|health, Senior Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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

Children With Disabilities Excluded from Education

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 lack of accessibility in public places, especially for children. Have you ever noticed when you went to public or private [...]

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

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

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 helps the physically disabled. From self-driving cars to learning mobile apps, assistive technology helps the physically and mentally disabled make [...]

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+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Disability, Support, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments

How to Stay Active With A Disability

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 believe that they are unable to do the same things that the physically-able can do. They give up ideas of [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:31+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Disability, health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Disability, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments