Posts Tagged 'disability'

Nutrition During The Holiday Season

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Its tricky sticking to your healthy eating plan over the holiday season, especially when the treats are so readily available on the counter.  With so many temptations to gorge on cookie trays and reasons to skip exercise routines, how on earth will you ever stay motivated to stick to your plan this winter? 

Posted by Rebecca Cline Dec 07, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

Holiday Blues?

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Every so often many people report that they have the “Holiday Blues.”  Now, I am not 100% sure what that means. I know people can feel unhappy for not seeing family, or maybe going through some tough times during this part of the year. It appears as if this is specifically directed to the holidays.

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 04, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

The Right Mobility Equipment for You

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An adult folding paddle walker can transform the quality of your life. This equipment allows you to live life to the fullest by offering additional support to maintain your balance while walking.

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 02, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Health Disabilities Can Be Easy To Manage While Traveling Abroad

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As the famous saying goes “the only disability in life is a bad attitude” therefore disability is just a matter of your perception. The world is advancing and has made some remarkable developments to open its doors to everyone, including the travelers with health disability. All the travel freaks and adventure buffs can take advantage of what the world has to offer and go on, an exploring mission without thinking about his/her disability by following these simple tips that will help them manage their health disabilities while traveling to a foreign land. After all, no disability should stop you from discovering what the world has in store.

Posted by Amber Clark Nov 30, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Why Hire A Person with a Physical Disability?

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A person with a physical disability is viewed by many as different. Thus, a fear or stereotype can exist that people with disabilities are not able to deliver the desired results when it comes to the professional context. However, it is very essential to come to terms with the fact that all of us have been solely created by the Creator for a specific purpose. If He has bereft them of a certain human feature, they are bound to have some extraordinary quality or skill that distinguishes them from the rest. This is how the natural decorum of things goes about. It is human nature that one strives for perfection and wouldn’t want to settle for anything else other than the best. However, accepting someone with a different perspective may turn out to be beneficial in the long run. Following are some concrete reasons to hire people with physical disability.

Posted by Zyana Morris Nov 27, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

November: National Family Caregivers Month

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A couple winters ago, it was time for Nonno (“grandfather” in Italian) to have his back surgery.  So we took him for the procedure; unfortunately, the surgery did not go as well as planned, and Nonno suffered a malicious spinal cord injury.  Now paralyzed from the waist down, Nonno had to adjust and transition into the wheelchair life.

Posted by Rebecca Cline Nov 25, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Diabetes Care Better Now

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Over the years, diabetes care has become relatively easier. Thanks to the newer technology, which allows advancement in the diabetes medical field, diabetic patients today are in better positions than diabetic patients in the 1980s and 1990s. Things are definitely looking better now for diabetics.

Posted by Arjay Miller Nov 23, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

International Day of Tolerance

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On November 16, I will be celebrating the United Nation’s International Day for Tolerance by doing what I usually fail to do; I will pack away my assumptions in my bag when I interact with people. This conscious effort is difficult for someone who looks different compared to the societal norm, someone with a physical disability or someone who can’t interact in a socially acceptable way because of their limitations is daily confronted with intolerance.

Posted by Julia Rodes Nov 16, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Activity during the Fall

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In my 35 years as a quad amputee physical activity has been the main reason for my weight maintaining a consistent variable. This has been advantages for me staying active. The problem at times has been trying to find the time, activities or just exercises in general to maintain and advance my physical fitness. With over 54 million people with disabilities and only a few being physically fit, I fall into a category in which secondary health conditions can be an issue as I advance in my age. Hence, it is imperative that I develop, maintain and increase my physical fitness regimen. 

Posted by Bob Lujano Nov 12, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

Health for Seniors During Winter Months

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The winter months can feel a little isolating for seniors, particularly when ice and snow accumulates, making it harder to get out and enjoy the outdoors and other everyday activities. Winter, with the shortened daylight hours, can also challenge an individual’s overall well being, making many feel tired, unmotivated, and even a bit depressed. Fortunately, like every other season of the year, it’s possible to stay healthy and active, making the snowy season a little more enjoyable.

Posted by Donna Fitzgerald Nov 04, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments