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Living at Home with Dementia

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Old man in the bathroom [08/01/2014] Most people with dementia who live at home have multiple unmet health and welfare needs, any number of which could jeopardize their ability to remain home for as long as they desire, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.Living at Home with Dementia - Read more

Norbert Killewald - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Norbert Killewald; linked to The social inclusion of people with disabilities is near and dear to Norbert Killewald. The commissioner for the disabled of North Rhine-Westphalia loses himself in his work. Why his colleages can often see him singing oder whistling in the bureau and why he likes ironing, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Norbert Killewald - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Best Practice: Disability in the Media

Exceptions prove the rule: Also if media creators can still change and improve aspects of their work, there are first positive examples. German media still trail behind, while the U.S. us ahead. Lilian Masuhr, head of the Leidmedien.de project, and blogger Ninia LaGrande gave us some recommendations which form the basis for this overview.Best Practice: Disability in the Media - Read more

Heroes or Victims: People with Disabilities in the Media

They either suffer or they are heroes: People with disabilities are often depicted one-sidedly in the media. A lot of journalists are not aware of possible misconceptions. The German project Leidmedien.de aims to change this and offers help and clarifications to media creators.Heroes or Victims: People with Disabilities in the Media - Read more

Luna - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Inclusion dog Luna; linked to Right in the middle of it - this is the motto inclusion dog Luna lives by. Together with her owners she commits herself for inclusion. But she also appreciates the simple things in life, such as squirrels or meat croquettes. How important especially food plays in her life, Luna tells us on REHACARE.de. Luna - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Tanja Gröpper - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Tanja Gröpper; linked to At the Paralympics 2012 she won a bronze medal. The German swimmer Tanja Gröpper likes to remember the award ceremony in London. What else is fraught with memories for her, what she likes about Americans and how she thinks about parking violator on disabled parking spaces, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Tanja Gröpper - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Elisa Siepmann - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Elisa Siepmann; linked to Why are there no lift and no ramp? This is a question Elisa Siepmann often wants to have answered. But indeed she would prefer a solution for the real problem behind it. On REHACARE.de she also tells us, what kind of wish she would fulfill herself with a lottery win and why she can hardly decide between solid and sweet food.Elisa Siepmann - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Geriatric Care May Help Older Patients after Car Accident

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Elderly patient and doctor [04/12/2013] Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System and University of California, Los Angeles.Geriatric Care May Help Older Patients after Car Accident - Read more

Novel Rehabilitation Device Improves Motor Skills after Stroke

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[04/12/2013] Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living.Novel Rehabilitation Device Improves Motor Skills after Stroke - Read more

A very Ordinary Family

Single parent, three children, Multiple Sclerosis – the everyday life of Manuela Wirth has one or two challenges prepared for her. But the mother of three does not let the stress and especially the disease push her aside. Her secret recipe: humor.A very Ordinary Family - Read more

 
 

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