Are you a caregiver to a loved one? Do you feel stressed, overwhelmed, under appreciated and unnoticed? We at GT Independence want you to know–what you do is important, and we see you.
With summer in nearly full force and increasing temperatures on the way, it’s important to be reminded of the dangers that these fun-filled summer months can bring.
Sensory Processing Disorder is a condition where one’s brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes through their senses. This could include hypersensitivity to light, sound, even certain smells and the way things feel.
According to recent studies, people with disabilities tend to take traditional therapies and treatments designed for their specific diagnoses. But there is one unconventional equine therapy that ties all of these treatments together and can help improve life for people with a disability. This treatment is called Hippotherapy.
As the holiday season approaches it is common to expect a feeling of joy to erupt among your loved ones. However for some, the holidays bring a sense of loneliness and depression, better yet known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
You’re worried about an elderly loved one. Your dad hasn’t seemed himself lately, and you’re afraid he could be neglecting himself. If you know a senior or disabled adult who is experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation, adult protective services can help.
Your loved one needs help paying for their medical bills. You know Medicaid and Medicare are government insurance programs, but what is the difference? You aren’t sure if you or your loved one will qualify or what the insurance will cover once qualified.
As we enter the New Year you may have already decided on your resolutions for self-improvement, but have you considered an action plan to help your role as a caregiver?
As a caretaker or loved one of someone with a speech impairment, you know how hard it can be to communicate with one another. Well Talkitt heard your voice and has created a technology that will now help you hear theirs.
“Life-changing” and a “miracle” are what some parents are calling the new mobile application, Pokémon go. Although the effects have yet to be studied, some are finding this virtual reality one that is changing the lives of their children forever by encouraging those with autism to socialize and interact with others.