Don’t Let Past Resentment Hinder Caregiving Present

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 present. Our past interactions with loved ones can affect our responses to calls for care. A shaky relationship with a [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:33:40+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Tips|0 Comments

How to Fight Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s and dementia can be scary to a spouse or loved one, especially when they are unprepared. One is more likely to develop these diseases if their thinking and memory is on the decline, especially when they have nothing to boost or maintain these cognitive function. As your senior gets older, it is important to [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:37:59+00:00August 8th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, health, Senior Care, Tips|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

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 |2019-07-31T18:39:41+00:00July 27th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Senior Care, Tips|0 Comments

How to Deal with Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

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 refusing to assign tasks to a person, even though they are fully capable, or not including them in workplace functions. [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:40:10+00:00July 25th, 2016|Disability, 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

Six Struggles People With Disabilities Face

You may think you understand how a disabled person feels, but chances are that you don’t (unless you yourself are handicapped). Sure, you know they may struggle with accessibility in bathrooms. You may even feel like you understand their struggle to perform normal activities, but it’s so much more than that. The stigmas that come [...]

By |2019-07-31T17:11:58+00:00July 11th, 2016|Disability, 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 [...]

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

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 |2019-07-31T18:46:46+00:00June 24th, 2016|Disability, Support, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments

Eating Healthy Reduces Risk of Dementia

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 are ways to reduce the risk. Besides keeping your parent’s mind sharp with social and mental activities, there is one [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:52:00+00:00June 20th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Disability, health, Senior Care, Tips|0 Comments