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.
As you age, long term care costs can add up quite quickly costing you and your family a huge dent in your income. However, many veterans and their surviving spouses don’t know about the benefits they’re entitled to for long term care needs.
Parkinson’s disease might not be treatable, but recent studies have found that there’s a simple way to reduce early onset symptoms while slowing the stages through bicycling.
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.
While many people with disabilities today have the freedom to live independently with assistance of support services, this was not always the case. In fact, freedom and choice among people with disabilities is a relatively new idea.
If you or a loved one requires long-term care and wants to remain in your own home, you may be questioning how to pay caregivers.
While some seniors might feel that adapting to the newest trends in technology is unnecessary, there has never been a more beneficial time to reap the benefits of this growing world. Here are the top 6 benefits of seniors using the internet and how to get started.
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).
If you’re in and out of the hospital on a regular basis, you know about transitional care. But do you know how to make the process a more positive experience with a decreased likelihood of rehospitalization? The Transitional Care Model can help.
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.