Life After the First Fall

Take the First Fall Seriously Given the fact that one fall doubles the chance of another fall, the best time to take the issue head-on is immediately following that first incident. This may sound straightforward, but it’s a mentally and emotionally stressful time for the senior and family caregivers, and [...]

By |2019-07-31T17:15:49+00:00July 17th, 2019|Caregiver Tips, health, Senior Care, Support|0 Comments

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 |2019-07-31T18:32:26+00:00August 29th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

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 at your front door. Besides installing our assistive technology products in your home such as wheelchair lifts, platforms and ramps, [...]

Know the Signs of Elder Abuse

Finding a caregiver that you can trust to properly care for your loved one can be difficult, but once you do, you can feel your mind be at ease. However, it is much more nerve-wracking to discover that you have been deceived into hiring an abusive caregiver. Cognitive deterioration can often cause elders to behave [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:37:43+00:00August 22nd, 2016|health, Senior Care, Support|0 Comments

How to Deal with Caregiving Hopelessness

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 around the house, installing the proper technology and resources in your home for accessibility and even counseling for how they [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:38:35+00:00August 1st, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Disability, 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 |2019-07-31T18:41:53+00:00July 20th, 2016|Disability, Education, Support, Tips|0 Comments

GPE’s Education Goals In 2020

The Disabilities Education Act clearly states that children with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate education, meaning it should be of no cost to the family and that educational services must be individually designed to meet each child’s unique needs. Yet, children with disabilities are still being excluded from education sector plans [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:43:12+00:00July 18th, 2016|Children, Disability, Education, Support|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 |2019-07-31T18:44:46+00:00July 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 [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:45:34+00:00July 4th, 2016|Disability, health, Support, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments