Cervical Cancer Remains a Risk for All, Including Seniors
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In 2018, about 13,240 new cases of invasive cervical cancer were diagnosed and about 4,170 women died from the disease.
Exercise and Disability: Resources for Accessible Gym Equipment
Exercise is an important part of everyonone's health and well-being. Here are some resources for accessible gyms and home equipment.
Spencer's Sensory Shop: A Business Blanketed with Disability Research
Always creating or making something, Karen just happened to fall into creating weighted blankets as a way to help her autistic step-son, Noah.
Wired to Activate for a Cure for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
The progression, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but he National Multiple Sclerosis Society is working hard to find answers...
Tune into the Benefits of Music Therapy
Music therapy has struck a chord within the field of medicine and is benefiting patients with diverse conditions, such as anxiety, autism, asthma, chronic pain, dementia, depression, end of life care, irregular sleep patterns, mobility issues, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and traumatic brain injury.
7 Lifesaving Tips to Prevent Stroke and Stroke-Related Disability
Stroke is a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability. But you can reduce your risk with lifestyle changes.
Savor Every Gluten-Free Bite at these Celiac-Friendly Restaurants
Celiac disease doesn't have to hinder social eating. Dine at restaurants catering to gluten-free and other allergy-friendly diets.
The Blunt Lowdown on Medical Marijuana for the Disabled and Seniors
Cannabis culture has grown significantly overall. Medical marijuana has sparked much debate, but physicians and patients alike (including those with disabilities and seniors) assert it is a holistic treatment option offering vast benefits.
It's not 'Just the Flu' for Seniors and People with Chronic Health Conditions
Adults 50 years of age and older are more likely than younger age groups to have a chronic illness, such as asthma or other lung disease, heart disease or diabetes that can be exacerbated by the flu.
Upgrade Day-to-Day Functionality by Downloading Mobile Apps
Games, directions, news, weather and much more are just a click or swipe away! Apps are easy to download on both Apple and Android devices and can conveniently upgrade your access to most anything.
Mental Health Association Helps Families Find Support
MHACF is affiliated with the national Mental Health America network though, since 1946, this privately-run nonprofit has facilitated initiatives geared to meet the specific needs of its local community with education, advocacy and outreach.
A Little Fashion Accessory Makes a Big Fashion Statement
Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign aims to address the nation’s number one birth defect, congenital heart disease, which affects about 40,000 births per year in the U.S.
Diabetes: A Health Epidemic Affecting Half of the Nation's Population
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month
Yoga Therapy is Flexible to Fit Everyone with Adaptability
Yoga provides physical benefits with movement; social aspect through the community of a group class or one-on-one with a yoga therapist; and, in some cases..., a spiritual aspect to find inner strength and inner peace.
Granny Nannies Help with House Calls
Eighty percent of elderly people have one or more chronic health conditions or illnesses that requires long-term care. GrannyNANNIES' certified nursing assistants and home health aides allow for both short-term and long-term assistance to be offered in the comfort of one's own home.
Whispering Meadows Ranch Saddles Up for Life-Changing Rides
A nonprofit property dedicated to enriching the lives of those with disabilities through recreational and educational equine-assisted programs and activities.
Florida Autism Center Helps Children Reach Personal Potential
The Florida Autism Center (FAC) provides applied behavioral analysis (ABA) based services which involves clinically-proven techniques and principles that bring about meaningful and positive changes in behavior.
Island Dolphin Care Makes a Splash with Animal-Assisted Therapy
Island Dolphin Care is a nonprofit providing uniquely motivational dolphin-assisted therapy programs for hundreds of children and adults with diverse special needs or illnesses and their families.