The Power of Honesty

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Honesty is the best policy? But is it always that simple?

Posted by Ryan McLean Oct 24, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

5 Reasons Why Exercise Can Help Depression

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While the many benefits of physical activity have long been praised, studies are just beginning to show that exercise can have a positive effect on those who suffer from depression. One notable study was performed by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Those with depression aged 18-70 were put through various 12-week exercise regimens. Almost 30% of all participants experienced full remission, while another 20% reported a significant improvement.

Posted by guest Oct 24, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Exercise Your Mind and Body to Reduce the Risks for Alzheimer’s Disease

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Improved fitness can be achieved by everyone, regardless of age or physical condition, when one follows an exercise program. However many of today’s seniors are out of shape and face many serious health concerns like Alzheimer’s disease.

Posted by suzanne Oct 21, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Ever wonder why some people don’t want to get exercise?

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Not exercising leads to more lack of exercise!

Posted by Tanya Oct 20, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Importance of Activity in Persons with Disabilities

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Anyone that knows anything about physical activity or about persons with a disability should know that physical activity is just as essential in the overall well being of someone with a disability as it is for someone without a disability. Physical activity is not only essential for the countless physical benefits, but the mental and emotional well being as well. Unfortunately, people with disabilities are less likely to engage in regular moderate physical activity than people without disabilities despite the fact that they have similar; if not an increased need to promote health and prevent unnecessary disease.

Posted by Jess Oct 20, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

The Power of Your Horizon

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Often we are brought to the attention of our own horizon: see it, expand it, and go beyond it. But how many of us actually take the time to gaze out into the openness of our own journey or path to see what beauty lies ahead at that place where earth and sky meet?

Posted by Ryan McLean Oct 17, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Disabilities Training a New Law

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In Ontario, Canada, a new law will take effect in the beginning of this year that will make disability training mandatory. The new law states that every person who works at a business in Ontario will need to be trained in how to provide customer service to people with disabilities.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Oct 14, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Stuttering a Disability

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One of my favorite weekend activities requires a soft couch, snacks and a rental from Blockbuster Video. Movie recommendations are usually from family members, friends or a Blockbuster employee. The King’s Speech was voted Best Picture of the Year and came highly recommended from friends.

Posted by suzanne Oct 14, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

ROLY- Robotic Assisted Learning for Young drivers

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Since the standard approach to teaching children how to drive a new powered wheelchair is both time intensive and expensive, the researchers at the University of California, Irvine developed a new tool that they hope make learning to drive a power chair as much fun as an amusement park ride. That’s ROLY!

Posted by Tanya Oct 13, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

The Power of Change

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As the leaves transform the trees into beautiful spectacles of autumn, one can’t help but to be caught by the beauty of this change. Change is everywhere, whether it’s forced by seasons or circumstance; one can’t help but be affected by the changes with and within the world around them.

Posted by Ryan McLean Oct 10, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments