For some disabled adults, the thing missed most about childhood is the process of learning. Continued education allows you to explore and experience new things. At first it may sound difficult to find learning opportunities, but they are all around you.
Studies show that a good diet in your later years reduces your risk of osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart diseases and certain cancers. Eating well may reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, bone loss, some kinds of cancer, and anemia. Healthy eating may also help you reduce high blood pressure, lower high cholesterol, and manage diabetes.
You may recognize that an organized environment is healthier for your disabled child, but did you know there are certain interior designs that can help your loved one manage their disability better? It is important to remember that each individual is different, and you should take cues from your loved one to ensure the design used best suits their situation.
You’ve likely heard that Florida is the place to be once you’ve retired. But do you know the real best locations to retire to? Here is a list of the best retirement locations according to the Milken Institute.
Do you have aging parents and children to care for? If so, you’re part of the sandwich generation. This group grows daily as the baby boomer generation ages into their elder years. It can be difficult to balance caring for children, parents, and yourself. Here are some tips on how to manage this lifestyle.
Obtaining healthcare or homecare services can be daunting for someone who is not a native speaker of the language. Luckily, the United States has standards for providers and options for patients.
Although providing care to those with dementia can be especially difficult, there are many things you can do to make the process easier on everyone.
As a person with a disability, you may think your job options are limited. However, with a little research and the use of assistive technology, opportunities appear all around you.
You’ve noticed your dad acting a little different than usual lately. You’re worried it may have something to do with his new caregiver. You know elder abuse exists, but what types of abuse are there? And how would you know if it was taking place? Here we’ve gathered a list of common signs and perpetrators of each type of elder abuse.
Although the immune system naturally weakens with age, there are steps you can take to help keep your immune system strong.
It’s getting harder for your dad to go out alone. He can no longer drive, and public transportation isn’t an option. You try to visit often, but how do you make sure he doesn’t feel isolated or lonely?
You’ve heard of physical therapy and occupational therapy, but have you heard of music therapy? While not as well known among therapy types, music therapy can have drastic effects on the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of an individual.