Don’t Let Past Resentment Hinder Caregiving Present

By |September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Tips|

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 [...]

Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

By |August 26th, 2016|Categories: Assistive Technology, Caregiver Tips, Senior Care, Support|

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 [...]

How to Deal with Caregiving Hopelessness

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, Support, Tips|

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 [...]

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

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Senior Care, Tips|

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, [...]

How to Deal with Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

By |July 25th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Tips|

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 [...]

3 Surprising Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, health, Senior Care|

Memory loss can be a distressing side effect of aging. But unlike Hollywood often portrays, mild memory loss is not the only impairment associated with Alzheimer’s. There are typically several, lesser known signs that can [...]

Navigating College with a Mobile Disability

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Education, Support, Tips|

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 [...]

Children With Disabilities Excluded from Education

By |July 13th, 2016|Categories: Children, Disability, Education, Support|

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 [...]

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

By |July 8th, 2016|Categories: Assistive Technology, Disability, Senior Care, Support|

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 [...]

Why You Should Join An Online Disability Support Group

By |June 24th, 2016|Categories: Disability, Support, Therapy, Tips|

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. [...]

Eating Healthy Reduces Risk of Dementia

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, health, Senior Care, Tips|

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 [...]

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

By |June 15th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, Senior Care, Tips|

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 [...]

When Is It Time to Consider a Nursing Home?

By |June 10th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver Tips, Disability, Senior Care, Support, Tips|

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 [...]