Incontinence pads are largely used by people who have bladder control issues. They help them to move about freely without facing any embarrassing situations. These pads can also be used at night to prevent the mattress from getting wet or dirty. This helps in maintaining hygiene. Thus one does not need to worry about spoiling one’s clothes, bed sheet and mattress. Apart from incontinence pads, one can also use bed pads for your loved one with bladder control problem. This will prevent the furniture from getting spoiled and there is no hassle of wearing adult diapers.
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In the distant past, service dogs were primarily seen assisting those with sight problems, our police and military personnel, but nowadays you will see them practically everywhere. For more than 43 million people who are disabled in the United States, it’s estimated there are almost 400,000 service dogs assisting this differently abled population.
Osteoporosis is defined as having porous bones. It is a progressive lose of bone that has an increased risk for bone fractures to those individuals diagnosed. Often times we think this diagnosis comes with a decrease in activity for the safety of our health. However, more and more studies are coming available that show the need to move with Osteoporosis in a safe way.
On November 11, 2015, I sat on a medical exam table waiting for the orthopedic surgeon to return with the results of an MRI. In the span of two months, I went from walking between two and three miles a day to barely being able to walk across a room. The cause of this decline was not clear. The speed of the decline and my lack of physical ability was alarming.
Do you have a job? I am sure that many of us do. I am sure there are many of us that love to work at their jobs. Conversely there are many Americans that do not like to work. Being a person with a disability, I have to work. Yet, many with disabilities do not get this opportunity.
What is that sound that I hear? Oh yes, it is the sound of a bat cracking while it hits a ball. It is the popping of a ball into a glove and oh yes, the smell of free cut green grass. You know that I am talking about baseball.
In my 20 plus years of wheelchair sport, the most enjoyable experiences have been traveling to various countries to compete against other countries. Over my various travels I have had to honor of competing against some of the most competitive athletes I n the world. But I also have met some of the friendliest people. Many of which I still keep in touch with today. I am not sure which is my favorite country, but what I enjoyed the most while overseas was knowing that I might not have spoken the same language or had similar faiths, but we certainly had one thing in common was the love of sport.
Today is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which has become very powerful tool in uniting our world. What is probably being stated is how our world really needs sport probably more than ever.