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

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

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 [...]

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

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