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Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Nothelfer; linked to Lisa Nothelfer is talked about as the wheelchair basketball newcomer of the year in the second German Bundesliga South. The ambitious athlete switched to USC Munich this August. Her goal is to advance with her team in the first Bundesliga and to become German international player. Why she as a sportswoman nevertheless likes crème brûlée, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation

Photo: Elderly man using a laptop [15/12/2014] Training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, according to a landmark study carried out in the UK.Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation - Read more

Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Stefan Lösler; linked to Sun or snow? Summer or winter sports? Stefan Lösler does not ask himself these questions. He wants both! This year he participated in Sotschi on his snowboard during the Paralympic Winter Games. And in 2016 he wants to start as a triathlete in Rio at the Summer Paralympics. How sports influence his life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Clara Belz; linked to Young, interested in politics and a member of the "Junge Aktion Mensch": Clara Belz likes to campaign actively as much as she likes to read a book in her room. She questions the injustices of our society and tells us on REHACARE.de why she would like to be the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Peter Brownbill; linked to Whether tv camera or theatre stage – Peter Brownbill likes to be in the centre of attraction and slipping into other rolls. Besides his acting career he also is the cofounder of a talent agency which has specialized on placing runtish actors. What else he wants to accomplish in life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Lisa Schmidt - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Schmidt; linked to One year ago, Lisa Schmidt realized that it does not have to be a step backwards if you decide voluntarily and self-determined to use a wheelchair. You can also be good looking by doing so, she thinks. Following the motto "better rolling well than walking badly" she now races through life – and even does not drop skateparks. What else is near and dear to her, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Schmidt - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Jonas Straumann - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Jonas Straumann; linked to Not just talking, but doing something – this is his motto. Jonas Straumann initiated out of hand the internet portal and same-named online magazine hearZONE in order to connect deaf people in Germany. What kind of big role music plays in his young life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Jonas Straumann - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Anna Spindelndreier - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Anna Spindelndreier; linked to Anna Spindelndreier sees the world through three eyes. She catches magical and unforgettable moments with her camera and wants to give back the world some of its beauty. In addition, she supports the young association Inclutainment Media with her photographic art works. Why she is fed up with too much digital communication, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Anna Spindelndreier - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Ute Sybille Schmitz - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Ute Sybille Schmitz; linked to As a hearing child of deaf parents (also called CODA) Ute Sybille Schmitz was raised in a surrounding that shaped her very much. Today the German Sign Language is a part of her everyday life: Among others she is the first chairwoman of the association The Visionaries and realizes several projects with deaf people. What else moves her in her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ute Sybille Schmitz - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Mitch St. Pierre - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Mitch St. Pierre; linked to Colombia or Cambodia? Mitch St. Pierre feels at home in both countries. But he also loves to travel across the whole world and to experience some adventures on his way. Whether the film-maker would also dare a trip through outer space, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Mitch St. Pierre - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Ways to boost use of multi-sensory environments in dementia care

Photo: Elderly person holding an illuminated heart item [22/10/2014] A new guide developed by two British academics has shed fresh light on the positive impact multi-sensory environments can have when caring for people with dementia. The publication has been unveiled as part of the Inside Out Festival, which showcases contributions universities make to the English capital’s cultural life.Ways to boost use of multi-sensory environments in dementia care - Read more

Kathrin Wolke - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Kathrin Wolke; linked to Deaf Kat Night is her artist’s name: Kathrin Wolke is deaf and raps in sign language. In the audience also hearing people understand what her music is about, because another rapper translates her lyrics into spoken language during her performances. Joint experience is Kathrin Wolke’s definition of inclusion. To what extent music belongs to her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Kathrin Wolke - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Sven Günzel - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Sven Günzel; linked to Whether self-determination, assisted dying or patient autonomy – ethic questions are near and dear to him at the moment. Maybe that’s also why Sven Günzel can imagine more or less uncommon professions. In what way complete silence and his attitude towards property are connected with a missed chance in Japan 30 years ago and where the real barriers are located, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Sven Günzel - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Andreas Costrau; linked to His mother tongue is noiseless, but not lifeless: Andreas Costrau lives, loves and teaches German Sign Language. He also enjoys showing hearing people how to communicate with the help of hands and facial expressions. On REHACARE.de he tells us what else moves him in life.Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Ariane Schnitzler - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Ariane Schnitzler; linked to Ariane Schnitzler is very focused in life. She dreams about a successful professional life and her own family. If there are obstacles in her way, she sees them as a challenge. She recently passed her driving license test, even with her motor impairment. What moves her in her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ariane Schnitzler - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Patrizia Kubanek - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Patrizia Kubanek; linked to Sexuality is an important part of life and no one should unintentionally live without it. This is what Patrizia Kubanek is dedicated to. Therefore, she has become a sex consultant for people with disabilities. Through her work she would like to break down barriers in the mind and in sexuality. Why she herself is a great role model, she tells us on REHACARE.dePatrizia Kubanek - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Lisa Reimann - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Reimann; linked to The end of inclusion efforts would be a nightmare for Lisa Reimann! To prevent this, she is actively involved with her blog Inlusionsfakten.de for inclusive education. The appreciation and recognition of all people with their different skills in education is close to her heart. Why there is even inclusion in her stomach, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Reimann - That's How She Rolls - Read more

The value of being old in different societies

Photo: Group of people of all ages [08/09/2014] People aged 70 and over who identify themselves as 'old' feel worse about their own health in societies where they perceive they have lower value than younger age groups.The value of being old in different societies - Read more

Older adults who volunteer are happier and healthier

Photo: Elderly woman laughing [03/09/2014] Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling – they are receiving a health boost. A new study, led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences, is the first to take a broad-brush look at all the available peer-reviewed evidence regarding the psychosocial health benefits of formal volunteering for older adults.Older adults who volunteer are happier and healthier - Read more

Sabine Niese - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Sabine Niese; linked to People pour a bucket filled with icy water over their head and share videos of it in the internet. They want to draw attention to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and simultaneously call for donation due in favor of the research. Also Sabine Niese who has ALS herself, participated in this challenge. On REHACARE.de she talks about her voluntary engagement in a registered association for ALS. Sabine Niese - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Christiane Reppe - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Christiane Reppe; linked to Doing sports is the passion of Christiane Reppe. In the past she did high-performance swimming and switched to handbiking in 2013. Now she is a member of the German Para-Cycling Team. She is also looking forward to the next Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Why the top athlete wants to break in a supermarket, she tells us on REHACARE.de. Christiane Reppe - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Tom Bieling - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Tom Bieling; linked to Tom Bieling moves between the fields of society, communication and technology. As a design researcher he is interested in the removal of barriers and prejudices. In his eyes the word "disability" is an inappropriate label for a poorly designed world. On REHACARE.de he speaks out in favor of the removal of categories and the maintenance of humor. Tom Bieling - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Elwira Szyca - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Elwira Szyca; linked to An active life without standstill. Elwira Szyca lives this philosophy to the fullest. Her dream is to design her aids individually according to her preferences and needs to enjoy her life even more. Elwira Szyca prefers to travel by train. And she always keeps her destination in mind. On REHACARE.com she talks about why she also likes to omit a stop. Elwira Szyca - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Birgit Kalwitz - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Birgit Kalwitz; linked to Birgit Kalwitz is one of ten women with a rare muscle disorder worldwide who gave birth to a child. Her daughter ist her pride and joy. On REHACARE.de she talks about her dream to appear in a TV-serie called "In aller Freundschaft" and therewith be able to show our society what a self-determined life can look like. Birgit Kalwitz - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Lukas Seidel - That's How He Rolls

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Photo: Lukas Seidel; linked to [30/07/2014] Understanding inclusion – this is the aim of Lukas Seidel’s activities. Consulting and coaching are his passions. Also he often had hard times. Lukas Seidel had to fight about two years only to be allowed to do his driver’s license. Why he is laughing at people who crash into a wall and why he enjoys thunderstorms and loves nibbling, he tells us on REHACARE.de. Lukas Seidel - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls

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Photo: Constantin Grosch; linked to [23/07/2014] Disabled people should have the same rights in handling their income and their asset. Constantin Grosch does not just share this opinion, he also supports it actively. He is committed in this idea politically and professionally. Constantin Grosch wants to fly high! On REHACARE.de he talks about developing a small aircraft which also can be flown by people with and without disabilities. Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls - Read more

"Adult siblings sooner or later ask the same questions"

Photo: Sascha Velten with his brother Marcel For Sascha Velten, one thing went without saying even when he was a child: as a result of cerebral palsy and tetra spasticity, his younger brother Marcel garnered special attention in their family. Today, the former child sibling Sascha has grown up and together with other like-minded people now offers other adult siblings the chance to exchange views and support one another."Adult siblings sooner or later ask the same questions" - Read more

Susanne Voss - That's How She Rolls

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Photo: Susanne Voss; linked to [16/07/2014] Do what makes you and others happy! Dance! Under that motto Susanne Voss runs as one of plenty volunteers the "Traumdisco-Berlin" – an inclusive disco. On REHACARE.com she talks about her astute son with Down’s syndrome who cheerfully dances through his life and how she would like to create her own inclusive meeting place out of her "idea stew".Susanne Voss - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Adina Baß - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Adina Baß; linked to Social commitment is her life. Every single day Adina Baß campaigns for projects with her organization colleagues which take up social topics and problems. On REHACARE.de she talks about the fact that she can also surprise her team and what her mother and grandmother have exemplified her through her life.Adina Baß - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Jan Blüher - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Jan Blüher; linked to Modern technologies really appeal to him: Especially the benefit of apps is something Jan Blüher appreciates. He has not just already developed an app, he also has ideas for further ones. How he wants to reach for the stars with it and why accessibility is so important for all this, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Jan Blüher - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Stefan Keller - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Stefan Keller; linked to Flying across the landscape like a bird: Stefan Keller fulfills this dream – for himself and for others. He already offered paragliding to people with paraplegia before he himself had to use a wheelchair. What kind of role flying takes up in his life by now and which plans he has for the future, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Stefan Keller - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Bamba de Rosa - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Bamba de Rosa; linked to Being the president of the whole world – this is her dream. Bamba de Rosa is a photo artist who loves life, Heavy Metal and chocolate. Good mood is her order of the day. Her positive basic attitude towards life could also not be darkened by the diagnosis MS. Why especially Nina Hagen and Pippi Longstocking influenced her a lot, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Bamba de Rosa - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Tina Jahns - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Tina Jahns; linked to Sexuality and disability are still a taboo. But with aesthetic pictures a photo project now shows a different, very intimate side of inclusion. Why Tina Jahns, who initiated the project, also in future wants to cause norms to totter, what fills her life with colors and which role the Little Mermaid plays with all this, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Tina Jahns - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Uschi Bökesch - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Uschi Bökesch; linked to An accessible bar in the middle of Berlin – this is her dream. Uschi Bökesch already sees it in front of her. But sometimes she also likes looking back. What her past has to do with a drum kit and what else she wishes for in her future, she tell us on REHACARE.de.Uschi Bökesch - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Knud Kohr - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Knud Kohr; linked to Australia or Singapore – travelling to countries far away is part of his life. Also physical restrictions cannot prevent Knud Kohr from living his life this way. The former travel journalist can also not be stopped by constructional barriers and how and where he feels comfortable the most, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Knud Kohr - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Sima Surkamp - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Sima Surkamp; linked to A self-determined life – as a mother and a working woman – this is what is important for her. That’s why Sima Surkamp does not understand how our world can be so ignorant and why inclusion is still a foreign word for many people. Which role her son plays in her life and in what way she is a child of the 80s, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Sima Surkamp - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Michael Herold - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Michael Herold; linked to He made it his business to show people that barriers mostly only exist in our heads. Michael Herold would really like to make mankind understand that. Until this time has come, he does not allow borders to stop him. Why the whole world is his favorite place and what he would tell his younger self today, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Michael Herold - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Andrea Krallinger - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Andrea Krallinger; linked to „A day without laughter is a wasted day” – Andrea Krallinger does not only laugh a lot. The elementary school teacher also is a self-made woman who takes her life and herself in her own hands. At REHACARE.de she talks about the meaning photography, a pony and great wisdom have to her.Andrea Krallinger - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Track and Field Athlete: “Of Course It’s also about Success“

Higher, faster, farther – this could be Sebastian Kröger’s motto for his athletic commitment. As a warehouse worker at the Norderstedter Werkstätten (English: Norderstedt Workshops), the 26-year-old finds his balance in numerous sports. After several successes, he is now participating in the Special Olympics Summer Games in Düsseldorf.Track and Field Athlete: “Of Course It’s also about Success“ - Read more

Unified Sports: Inclusion In and Through Sports

Major sporting events like the Paralympics are meant to direct the public’s focus on people with various disabilities. The athletes showcase their best athletic achievements. However, there are normally no joint sports in terms of inclusion. This is why one initiative during the Special Olympics Germany National Summer Games (SOD) is especially important: Unified Sports.Unified Sports: Inclusion In and Through Sports - Read more

Julia Probst - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Julia Probst; linked to Vigorous and dedicated: Julia Probst feels strongly about accessibility, inclusion and diversity. And if necessary, she defends her point of view very confidently. How the self-appointed accessibility activist thinks about going by train and which of her answers to not tell everything, you will get to know on REHACARE.de.Julia Probst - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Religious Music Brings Benefit to Seniors' Mental Health

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Photo: Man and woman singing [30/04/2014] Among older Christians, listening to religious music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and increases in life satisfaction, self-esteem, and sense of control over their lives. In particular, listening to gospel music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and an increase in sense of control.Religious Music Brings Benefit to Seniors' Mental Health - Read more

Nadine Lormis - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Nadine Lormis; linked to As a child from the coast she dreams about the house by the sea: Online editor Nadine Lormis knows where her roots are. And if somebody talks inappropriate about people with disabilities, her alarm bells start ringing. Because all kind of social injustice is a thorn in her side. What else matters to her and why an elephant is the missing piece to her happiness, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Nadine Lormis - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Dog Ownership Benefits Families of Children with Autism

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Photo: Little girl pets a little dog [16/04/2014] A University of Missouri researcher has studied dog ownership decisions in families of children with autism and found, regardless of whether they owned dogs, the parents reported the benefits of dog ownership included companionship, stress relief and opportunities for their children to learn responsibility.Dog Ownership Benefits Families of Children with Autism - Read more

Laura Gehlhaar - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Laura Gehlhaar; linked to Neither hero, nor victim – Laura Gehlhaar does not want to be reducible to her wheelchair and also not to be pigeonholed, because the actress and writer has to offer so many other qualities and abilities. Why a burger would be the perfect last meal for her and why she would like to married to Batman, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Laura Gehlhaar - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Hans-Peter Durst - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Hans-Peter Durst; linked to With the help of the tricycle sport he found his way back into an active life: Hans-Peter Durst is a passionate endurance athlete. But he is not only committed in sports. Whether just encouraging or at the crisis line – he loves to be there for other people. And he also appreciates a splendid wine. What else in life is near and dear to him, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Hans-Peter Durst - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Aleksander Knauerhase - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Aleksander Knauerhase; linked to Think positive! This is the principle Aleksander Knauerhase lives by. And it is one reason why it is very important to him how society perceives people with disability, especially people with autism. He highlights the strength of a person instead of his or her weakness. What kind of project ideas he wants to realize and why he would like to be therapy animal, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Aleksander Knauerhase - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Ilja Seifert - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Ilja Seifert; linked to Beam me up, Scotty! Ilja Seifert would really love to put this demand into action. As long as this is not possible, he campaigns in a very dedicated way for accessibility and human rights. What else is near and dear to him, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Ilja Seifert - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Ulrike Pohl - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Ulrike Pohl; linked to What is labeled with inclusion should also have inclusion inside. This is what Ulrike Pohl is convinced of and the reason why she commits herself for active participation of people with disabilities – both politically and on her blog. How other people react to her and her commitment and what a crown has to do with her life motto, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ulrike Pohl - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Cinderella Glücklich - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Cinderella Glücklich; linked to Riding through forests and meadows on a horse back – this is pure happiness for her. But Cinderella Glücklich is not always so content like her name might lets you expect: What kind of weasel words she cannot hear anymore and which wishes she will fulfill for herself for sure, she tell us on REHACARE.de.Cinderella Glücklich - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Teal Sherer - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Teal Sherer; linked to Teal Sherer is the creator and star of the online comedy series “My Gimpy Life”. In her YouTube show she introduces her viewers to the life in a wheelchair – with lots of humor. The actress tells us on REHACARE.de what else makes her laugh and how much she remembers her mother.Teal Sherer - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Tanja Kollodzieyski - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Tanja Kollodzieyski; linked to A fashion-conscious bookworm – that is Tanja Kollodzieyski. With the help of constant confrontation – online and offline – she tries to reduce fears of contacts. And she would like to have this wickedly expensive dress in her warderobe. What restrains her from it and why she would like to have the title Shopping Queen, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Tanja Kollodzieyski - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Willi Daniels - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Willi Daniels; linked to How important self help and social integration can be after a stroke is something Willi Daniels knows from personal experience. This is one more reason why he campaign for it. What kind of project ideas go around in his head and which alleged details make him really happy, he tells us at REHACARE.de.Willi Daniels - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Zora Debrunner - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Zora Debrunner; linked to People are near and dear to her. Both work-related and private she treats them with lots of respect and love. All the more it upsets her how careless some people handle even their words and offend others by doing so. Which concrete example really upsets her and for what kind of animals she would like to open an asylum, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Zora Debrunner - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Purple Schulz - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Purple Schulz; linked to Dementia is a very important issue for him. The German singer and songwriter Purple Schulz proves this regularly – and not only with his latest song “Question marks”. But would he also spend some money for this topic if he were to win the lottery? This and what kind of tree he and his wife have already chosen, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Purple Schulz - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Forgetting Dementia while Dancing

As a couple or alone, in the wheelchair or with a wheeled walker or a cane – if the music is right, everybody wants to move to it and dance. The project “We dance again!” takes advantage of this natural impulse and brings people with dementia to a place where their disease does not matter: on the dance floor.Forgetting Dementia while Dancing - Read more

Denise Frubrich - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Denise Frubrich; linked to Denise Frubrich lives close in touch with nature and is a creative person. Drawing and painting is her hobby and she likes to share her passion with others. Anyway, she is very open-minded and communicative. So what kind of role laughing plays in her life and what else she wants to achieve, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Denise Frubrich - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Dennis Klein - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Dennis Klein; linked to New Zealand, Cambodia or Vietnam – Dennis Klein has visited all these countries in the last months. During one year he wants to go to at least 22 countries to visit people with different disabilities and find out on site how they live their lives. Why he also has a lot of fun during his world trip and what else he wishes for when he is old, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Dennis Klein - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Nadine Segbert - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Nadine Segbert; linked to vilmA was her highlight in the last year. Nadine Segbert is a wrapper in a sheltered workshop and received the VdK award vilmA for people with disability in job and training. That work is important but not everything that counts in life and what else she wants to achieve, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Nadine Segbert - That´s How She Rolls - 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

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

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

Wolfgang Bark - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Wolfgang Bark; linked to The social imbalance of our society makes Wolfgang Bark pondering. But childish nuisance gives him back his smile again. How important his family is to him and why he relaxes the best with bow and arrow, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Wolfgang Bark - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Sonja Scholten - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Sonja Scholten; linked to Taking part at the Paralympics and opening a hostel in Portugal – those are the dreams of table tennis player Sonja Scholten. She tells REHACRE.de what she loves and what drives her up the wall. Sonja Scholten - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Michaela Kurp - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Michaela Kurp; linked to Michaela Kurp commits herself to inclusion and an accessible world. The wheelchair user works towards her goals by acting as a representative of people with impairment or simply by sharing her experiences and impressions. REHACARE.de talked to the youth care worker about her passion for the Baltic Sea, her coma and music.Michaela Kurp - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Michael Damrau - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Michael Damrau; linked to Home and family mean everything to him. Michael Damrau knows and loves his dutch origins. But he also has wanderlust. He tells REHACARE.de where he would like to travel and what is important to him. Michael Damrau - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Photographer with One Eye: „Disability and Success Are No Contradiction”

People and their stories are his passion – and his profession: Johannes Mairhofer works as a self-employed photographer in Munich. His thematic priorities are events and portraits. He is curious and open about new things. The only difference to his colleagues is his eye.Photographer with One Eye: „Disability and Success Are No Contradiction” - Read more

Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech; linked to Her children and dogs are the center of Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech life. She does not only own a dog herself, as the managing director of the foundation „Hunde helfen leben“ she helps training assistance dogs. The power woman told REHACARE.de what makes her relax and how important her family is to her.Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

David Lebuser - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: David Lebuser; linked to He is 27 years old and Germany’s first chairskater: David Lebuser does what he loves and won’t let anything stop him. He proves that to himself and the rest of the world every day. He tells REHACRE.de which people in particular shaped him and why his fears are related to rain.David Lebuser - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Christiane Link - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Christiane Link; linked to Christiane Link is not only a passionate journalist, fearless and a Londoner. She also has a blog and fights for the rights of disabled people and against their discrimination. She tells REHACARE.de which memories are brought back by the Olympic Games and why Karla Kolumna is an important figure in her life.Christiane Link - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Alex Kreutzer - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Alex Kreutzer; linked to Alex Kreutzer is passionate about music and people. The singer and songwriter thinks of music as a thought-provoking medium to give courage. He not only commits himself to music but also to disadvantaged and suffering people. He tells REHACARE.de what moves him and where his goals are. Alex Kreutzer - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Climbing with Multiple Sclerosis: „Climbing Is One of the Healthiest and Therapeutically Most Successful Sports”

Falko Nettekoven always aimed high. Not even the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) could stop him. To him, climbing is the best form of therapy. That is the reason why he has been searching for a climbing group for handicapped people near Cologne for a long time. Someday he was fed up with searching and decided to form such a group himself.Climbing with Multiple Sclerosis: „Climbing Is One of the Healthiest and Therapeutically Most Successful Sports” - Read more

Dreams Come True in Turkey

In Turkey it is often not easy for teenagers with disabilities to fulfill their dreams. The support from the polity is missing. The project Dreams Academy tries with music and art to change something in the heads of the society – and to fulfill some teenagers’ wishes.Dreams Come True in Turkey - Read more

Karl-Josef Faßbender - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Karl-Josef Faßbender; linked to Karl-Josef Faßbender knows what life is all about: He does not only teach young people every day at the University of Cologne, he also commits himself to the rights of handicapped people at the university and worldwide. What he wants to achieve and how he likes to unwind after work, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Karl-Josef Faßbender - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Charlotte Tasso - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Charlotte Tasso; linked to The Nobel Prize – this is one of the goals of the deaf student Charlotte Tasso. She also lives her commitment in her work as the chairwoman of the German Deaf Youth. There she campaigns among others for the education of deaf teenagers. In which way muesli and animals play a role in her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Charlotte Tasso - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Lutz Pepping - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Lutz Pepping; linked to A dream comes true. What he once thought it would be impossible is now going to be Lutz Pepping's profession: The deaf teacher-to-be teaches at a school in Berlin, Germany. Why the committed teacher is not always a good example for his pupils and why he likes first school days, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Lutz Pepping - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Age Appropriate Working Practices

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Photo: Elderly man working [30/08/2013] How do companies make their workplaces suitable for an aging workforce, and what useful approaches or examples of good practice do they offer? In a current research project commissioned by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Finance and Economics, Fraunhofer IAO has set out to find the means by which companies deal with the issue of age-appropriate working practices.Age Appropriate Working Practices - Read more

Johannes Mairhofer - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Johannes Mairhofer; linked to He does not like self-pity. Johannes Mairhofer prefers a positive attitude to life. With his project “No Contradiction” the photographer wants to contribute to a proper coverage about people with disabilities. How he succeeds in separating from clichés as well as useless things, he tells us on REHACARE.de. Johannes Mairhofer - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Gunnar van der Pütten - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Gunnar van der Pütten; linked to A stroke turned his life upside down. And Gunnar van der Pütten would really like to get rid of the ramifications. But nevertheless he has not lost his joy of living. What about he can laugh heartily and how many kilometers he already drove on his tricycle, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Gunnar van der Pütten - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Benedikt Lika - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Benedikt Lika; linked to Being the Federal Chancellor of Germany is his dream. Because then Benedikt Lika could take political inclusion in his own hands. This is what really matters to him. But to what extend not only politics influence his life, but also music and the Roll an Walk Orchestra do, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Benedikt Lika - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Strong Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Relationships Reduce Depression for Both

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Photo: Grandparents with adult grandchild [12/08/2013] A new study shows that grandparents and grandchildren have real, measurable effects on each other's psychological well-being long into grandchildren's adulthood.Strong Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Relationships Reduce Depression for Both - Read more

Ninia Binias - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Ninia Binias; linked to She calls herself “LaGrande”, but does not have any delusions of grandeur: Blogger Ninia Binias is officially considered to be runtish, but this classification cannot limit her. She is interested in feminism, photography and inclusion. Which role butterflies and bunnies play in her life and which questions she wants to be answered by a TV show, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ninia Binias - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Miriam Proksch - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Miriam Proksch; linked to What helped wheelchair drivers to accept their new life with a wheelchair? And what did not help? – That’s what Miriam Proksch is asking herself in her final paper. For this, the divinity student is currently looking for dialog partners who are willing to talk to her. Which wishes and dreams she further has, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Miriam Proksch - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Laura M. Schwengber - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Laura M. Schwengber; linked to Who likes watching music clips on YouTube, might have already seen her: Laura M. Schwengber. The sign language interpreter translates the latest chart songs into sign language for a German radio station. The video clips can be seen online. How the eager young woman thinks about sleeping and why she needs ruthless furniture movers, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Laura M. Schwengber - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Helena Dindas - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Helena Dindas; linked to Many people have fears of contacts towards people with disabilities. Also Helena Dindas experienced this firsthand after her stroke. By publishing her fears, feelings and experiences in a book, she wants to help others to get rid of their helplessness towards handicapped people. In which moments she needs help sometimes and what makes her happy, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Helena Dindas - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Silvia Rottmar - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Silvia Rottmar; linked to Silvia Rottmar wants to engcourage other people. Encourage them to accept their life with the brittle-bone disease and to keep their chin up. For, this is also her way of seeing her life with the disease. What else really matters to her, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Silvia Rottmar - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health

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Photo: Choir of elderly people [10/07/2013] A new research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health - Read more

Jacqueline Janke - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Jacqueline Janke; linked to Whether still life or nude painting - Jacqueline Janke is an artist with all her heart and soul. Since 2006, angels are among her favorite subjects. Which connection she also has to Jesus and how she has been impressed by a Romanian accordion player, she tells REHACARE.de.Jacqueline Janke - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Robo-Pets May Contribute to Quality of Life for Those With Dementia

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Photo: Glenda Cook with PARO seal - 1 [26/06/2013] Robotic animals can help to improve the quality of life for people with dementia, according to new research. A study has found that interacting with a therapeutic robot companion made people with mid- to late-stage dementia less anxious and also had a positive influence on their quality of life.Robo-Pets May Contribute to Quality of Life for Those With Dementia - Read more

Andi Weiland - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Andi Weiland; linked to Andi Weiland totally loses himself in his work. At least this explains why the huge conference table in the office is one of his favorite places. Since, his hearts beats for social projects. How he would like to help here and from whom he learns very much at the moment, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Andi Weiland - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Wilfried Korte - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Wilfried Korte; linked to Tangible work with metal is the daily bread of Wilfried Korte. The self-employed metal constructionist is not only good in his profession. As a passionate amateur photographer he already made a couple of photos, also some nude shoots in his workshop. To what extend he would also like to break some taboos and how his children make him laugh, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Wilfried Korte - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Rolf Piotrowski - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Rolf Piotrowski; linked to When the wind blows around his nose, he can unwind from his daily stress and calms down. Rolf Piotrowski likes going for a walk in nature. Why he should not throw away some things and what he is afraid of, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Rolf Piotrowski - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Combating Loneliness in Old Age with a Virtual Friendship Coach

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Photo: Seniors with a smartphone [03/06/2013] The “Virtual Coach Reaches Out To Me” program, in short V2me, is meant to help the 65+ generation to find new friends, become more socially active, and stay mobile and mentally fit. Combating Loneliness in Old Age with a Virtual Friendship Coach - Read more

Ecuador for All: German Women Power Makes it Possible

Over 13 percent of Ecuadors population are officially registered with a disability. But the estimated number of unreported cases is much higher. Especially the bad healthcare system and a lack of information are to blame for this. But two German women are undeterred by the conditions and commit themselves to hippotherapy and accessible vacation offers in the land at the equator.Ecuador for All: German Women Power Makes it Possible - Read more

Turkey: When Dreams Come True…

Dancing, painting or taking pictures – almost everybody has an unfulfilled dream he or she would like to follow. In Turkey indeed, it is often not easy for teenagers with disabilities to fulfill their dreams. The support from the polity is missing. The project Dreams Academy tries with music and art to change something in the heads of the society – and to fulfill some teenagers’ wishes.Turkey: When Dreams Come True… - Read more

Sigrid Arnade - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Sigrid Arnade; linked to Topics concerning handicapped policy are the pet issues of Sigrid Arnade. Whether it is self-determined living or accessibility – the realization of human rights, especially those of people with disabilities, are near and dear to her. How much her commitment also influences her private life and what kind of effect jigsaws have on her, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Sigrid Arnade - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Seyran Kismir - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Seyran Kismir; linked to She speaks German, English and Turkish, she learns Spanish at the moment – Seyran Kismir is very interested in languages. And it does not matter that she communicates with the help of a voice output device. Generally the young woman knows what life is all about and secretly dreams about a shopping tour in New York. On REHACARE.de she tells us about her other wishes and what music means to her.Seyran Kismir - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Sabine Ellerbrock - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Sabine Ellerbrock; linked to Sabine Ellerbrock wants wheelchair tennis to be more popular in Germany. That’s why she commits herself to the initiave “Serve for Accessibility”. On the tennis court she finds necessary compensation to everyday life. How she handles it and which sportive loss still bothers her, she tells us on REHACARE.de. Sabine Ellerbrock - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Erwin Aljukic - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Erwin Aljukic; linked to TV camera or theatre stage – he loves both of them. Nevertheless, the artist and actor Erwin Aljukic is no man who only feels well in the spotlight. In private he loves the feeling of concealment he gets by his tomcat Milan amongst others. Why felicity belongs to his purposes in life and what superstar Madonna has to do with it, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Erwin Aljukic - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Deva Bhusha Glöckner - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Deva Bhusha Glöckner; linked to She does not know fears of contact. Indeed they would be really hindering in her job: Deva Bhusha Glöckner is a sexual assistant for people with disabilities. Sensuality and passion are her daily bread. How spirituality helps her to stay balanced in everyday life and what she thinks about things like the tax filing, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Deva Bhusha Glöckner - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Markus Binder - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Markus Binder; linked to Markus Binder is model. A model in a wheelchair. To stay healthy he uses a mixture of sports and relaxation. On REHACARE.de he explains which election he would like to win an again and what even models are afraid of.Markus Binder - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Ilka Hannig - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Ilka Hannig ; linked to Writing a children’s book and finally start into professional autonomy - Ilka Hannig knows exactly what she wants. At the moment, she is focusing on her inclusive advice center, which she hopes to open very soon. On REHACARE.de she talks about her other plans too.Ilka Hannig - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Over Hedge and Ditch: Wheelchair Travelling Abroad

When wheelchair users travel, they want to be far away more and more. By now, this is possible in many countries because they are widely accessible. But Andreas Pröve does not need any accessibility. On his journeys he prefers looking for the real big challenges.Over Hedge and Ditch: Wheelchair Travelling Abroad - Read more

Anne Mette Andkjær - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Anne Mette Andkjær; linked to Functional design for people with handicap or physical afflictions – that’s what Anne Mette Andkjær dedicated her life to. The chief executive officer of a Danish company develops practical aides for everyday life that are also nice to look at. How much her work influences her and what she connects with France and her grandfather, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Anne Mette Andkjær - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Claudia Breidbach - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Claudia Breidbach; linked to Her home is the sky – there she is happy and free. Claudia Breidbach is a passionate skydiver. Her biggest dream is to land with her parachute in the paralympic stadium. On REHACARE.de she tells us with whom she likes to leave all cares behind and which question she asks herself in such silent moments.Claudia Breidbach - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Okka Gundel - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Okka Gundel; linked to Okka Gundel is the ambassadress in the German Alzheimer’s Foundation. There the TV journalist and anchorwoman campaigns for an open way of dealing with the disease. She also acquaints her own children gently with this topic. Which questions her offspring also asks her and why she would keep a lottery win secret, she tells on REHACARE.de.Okka Gundel - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Elderly Are Happier if Their Earlier Life Has Been Happy

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Photo: Happy elderly people [05/04/2013] University of Granada researchers connect the present and past happiness of over 65s (men and women) with different personal and socio-demographic characteristics. Elderly Are Happier if Their Earlier Life Has Been Happy - Read more

Susanne Krahe - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Susanne Krahe; linked to Connecting ones occupation with the personal passion – after her loss of sight Susanne Krahe exactly did this. Now the Evangelic theologian brings together literature and theology and is known for calling a spade a spade. On REHACARE.de she also is talkative: She fancies cruises and tells us what she thinks about pious proverbs.Susanne Krahe - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

How Autism Changed a Family

All at once the diagnosis Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) changes the life of a whole family. Nothing is the way it used to be or how the parents dreamed of. But soon they realize: There are also many beautiful sides of the new life. A mother narrates.How Autism Changed a Family - Read more

Sven Kocar - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Sven Kocar; linked to His body and his mind have some communication problems – that is how Sven Kocar describes his tetra spasticity. But it does not hinder him from attending to his big passion – photography: He simply operates the camera with his feet. Which uncommon changes of perspective grow out of this and which one is his last boundary, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Sven Kocar - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Lars Ruppel - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Lars Ruppel; linked to Wake-up words he calls what the Americans name "Alzpoetry". With poems and well-known rhymes Lars Ruppel touches dementia patients at nursing homes. Already 150 times he has already brought a smile on the lips of people with dementia. On REHACARE.de he tells us what else matters to him and what connects him with cat videos.Lars Ruppel - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Ronald Ligtenberg - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Ronald Ligtenberg; linked to Hearing and deaf people who party together - what sounds incredible to others is what Ronald Ligtenberg made possible. Sencity is the name of the inclusive party which now takes place all over the world. On REHACARE.de Ronald Ligtenberg tells us how he faces up to his biggest fear every day.Ronald Ligtenberg - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Seniors: Video Games Improve Emotional Well-Being

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Photo: Elderly hand holding a joy stick [06/03/2013] New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.Seniors: Video Games Improve Emotional Well-Being - Read more

Ute Ellenberger - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Ute Ellenberger; linked to The greatest happiness on earth is sitting in the saddle of a horse. Also Ute Ellenberger sees helpful friends in horses. She is involved in therapeutic horse riding, inclusion and enlightment of parents with handicapped children. On REHACARE.de she tells us how Beethoven, Jesus and her mother have influenced her life.Ute Ellenberger - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Martin Fromme - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Martin Fromme; linked to The left forearm has not been delivered at that time – that’s the way Martin Fromme describes his handicap. The presenter, book author and comedian is involved in the relaxation of the subject disabilities – by using the strength of humor. Why we are silly people and what fear can cause, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Martin Fromme - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Barbara Sima-Ruml - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Barbara Sima-Ruml; linked to Accessible construction is her field. For Barbara Sima-Ruml inclusion is no empty concept – she does a lot to tear down the barriers in the heads of others. On REHACARE.de she talks about what she thinks about some architects and why she would like to experience her car accident once again.Barbara Sima-Ruml - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Marie Gronwald - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Marie Gronwald; linked to Marie Gronwald is not only a student but also writes own books and works as a journalist for the magazine "mooncalf” (“Mondkalb"). On REHACARE.de she tells us who or what take her to another world and what’s the deal with her broken cup.Marie Gronwald - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Thomas Schmidberger - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Thomas Schmidberger; linked to Sports and family – these are the things which are especially important to Thomas Schmidberger. At the Paralympics in 2012 he won a bronze medal and a silver medal. What the vice world champion in wheelchair table tennis would do with a lottery win and what he can laugh about, he tells on REHACARE.de.Thomas Schmidberger - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Florentine Degen - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Florentine Degen; linked to „I would not be able to do that“ is the title of her book, but she did it anyway: At age 20, Florentine Degen concerned herself actively with death and spent a year doing voluntary social work in a hospice. Still today, she is committed to hospice work. Where the young woman finds quiet and why beautiful moments do not repeat, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Florentine Degen - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Wolfgang Vogt - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Wolfgang Vogt; linked to Wolfgang Vogt is drawn to the Sun State Florida for relaxation. Maybe his wish to meet a very famous American will come true there. Of course, his family has to accompany him then, too. Coming back to the South of Germany, he would like to continue caring for his Sweet Tooth. But this is not possible everywhere and all the time, as he tells REHACARE.de.Wolfgang Vogt - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Anastasia Umrik - That´s How She Rolls!

It has been a long time since Anastasia Umrik was really able to relax, even though a break every now and then would not be bad. Besides working for her photography project “anderStark”, the student has to deal with written exams, too. And she really feels uneasy about them. But at least in between she has time to get inspirations and strength from theater, she tells us at REHACARE.Anastasia Umrik - That´s How She Rolls! - Read more

Anna Schaffelhuber - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Anna Schaffelhuber; linked to Anna Schaffelhuber still has her very first letter and remains faithful to her favorite dish. Apart from that, the paralympic skier is ambitious, open-minded and most of all adventurous – but it should not go too slow. Find out on REHACARE.de which wise saying her great-grandfather shared with the student and why simple often makes you happy.Anna Schaffelhuber - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Olaf Lüken - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Olaf Lüken; linked to Olaf Lüken thinks that he may throw away his old wooden blocks. Nevertheless, he has a dream that he shares with many children: to be an astronaut. Although technical things often die on him when he needs them. His other wishes, however, are really modest: He would be content with composure, courage and wisdom, as he tells us on REHACARE.de.Olaf Lüken - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Dieter Puls - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Dieter Puls; linked to First champion shot, then a tour around the world – Dieter Puls has a lot of dreams. But there is one thing he dislikes about reality: Because he mistrusts political promises, he takes matters into his own hands and volunteers as committee member at the German Society of Muscle Diseases. And his wife recharges his energies – namely, by tickling him in the morning and by cooking a lot of sprouts.Dieter Puls - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Marcus Sieger - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Marcus Sieger; linked to Marcus Sieger has high aims: To be at the Paralympics 2016 and to visit South Africa. But most of all he would like to experience his son’s birth again. On REHACARE.de he is speaking about his second passion besides table tennis and also reveals the sort of people by whom he is most puzzled. Marcus Sieger - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Positive Thinking Prevents Health Problems

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[31/10/2012] “Always look on the bright side of life.” Thanks to a new study from Concordia University, this catchy refrain offers a prescription for staying healthy during one's golden years, since adopting a positive attitude later in life positively alters body functions.Positive Thinking Prevents Health Problems - Read more

Sandra Klatt-Olbrich - That´s How She Rolls!

Photo: Sandra Klatt-Olbrich; linked to Sandra Klatt-Olbrich would really like to be weightless. Then she could simply fly over a lot of barriers in everyday life. Maybe she could finally finish the garden of her dreams that way and easily cultivate the high rambler rose she wants. On REHACARE.de she tells us that she has a lot of other goals and more than a few questions in life.Sandra Klatt-Olbrich - That´s How She Rolls! - Read more

Tom Abraham - That´s How He Rolls

Photographer Tom Abraham wanted to know what really matters. In cooperation with Lebensherbst e.V., he took pictures of many seniors and their very favorite items. On REHACARE.de he reveals why earth is a just a dust grain where many people are taking themselves too important. He also explains when he eats his favorite dish spinach.Tom Abraham - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Hannelore Brenner - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Hannelore Brenner ; linked to With a lottery win, she would buy a horse of her own and donate a part of the money. Maybe Hannelore Brenner could also use the money to reach her goal: encouraging as many people as possible to continue on a new path after a blow of fate. Anyway, it would be enough for her to grant herself and her friends a nice summer evening with a good wine.Hannelore Brenner - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Manuela Schmermund - That´s How She Rolls

Sportswoman Manuela Schmermund; linked to Instead of competing at the Paralympic Games Manuela Schmermund would also like to go to space. Until then, the sportswoman dedicates herself to children and teenagers in different fields. You can read the reason why she laughs at pedestrians sometimes and the age of her favorite cuddly pillow on REHACARE.deManuela Schmermund - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Deike Ludwig - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Deike Ludwig; linked to Leaving tracks with her work and flying across them like a bird – those are only a few wishes of Deike Ludwig. The student of special education is committed to self-determined living for handicapped people, in which the “WE” is still very important.Deike Ludwig - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Lars Pickardt - That´s How He Rolls

Disabled Sports means a lot to him – as the national coach in the wheelchair fencing Lars Pickardt gives his best for his athletes. Together with a German sports club, he is always looking for new talents. REHACARE.de talked with him about secret locations, landing on the moon and fun games with his godchild.Lars Pickardt - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Heidi Paliz - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Heidi Paliz with horse; linked to Old horses, sick people or vanishing rainforests – Heidi Paliz cares for all of them. With her foundation AM-EN she organizes trips for disabled people and riding therapy for disabled children in Ecuador. On REHACARE.de she talks about South American street dogs and cats, black holes and Johnny Cash.Heidi Paliz - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Peter Schmidt - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Doctor Peter Schmidt; linked to The discovery of love seized him as well as an exploration of a fascinating landscape. Because for the autistic Peter Schmidt feelings and emotions are not easy to process. On REHACARE.de the geophysicist and fan of Bollywood talks about the Big Bang and his book “A cactus for Valentine’s Day – An autistic and love.”Peter Schmidt - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Heinrich Popow - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Heinrich Popow; linked to Bronze medal in the 200-metre run: once again, Heinrich Popow does not leave the Paralympics without any medal. He is an old hand on top of the Mount Olympus and uses his passion to tell other people who have just lost a limb: a prosthesis is a beginning and not an end. Heinrich Popow - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Johanna Welin - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Johanna Welin; linked to Do zombies need a wheelchair, too? This is what Johanna Welin, the successful basketball player, would like to know. Apart from that, the Sweden fan seems to be a quite down-to-earth person – as her answers on REHACARE.de show. Johanna Welin - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

ADHD: Girls More Prone to Self-Injury as an Adult

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[27/08/2012] Girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – and their families – often look forward to the likely decline in visible symptoms such as fidgety or disruptive behavior as they mature into young women.ADHD: Girls More Prone to Self-Injury as an Adult - Read more

Christoph Burkard - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Christoph Burkard; linked to Dolphins have no legs and can still swim very fast – just like Christoph Burkard. The gold medal winner from 2004 will also take part at the Paralympics in London. Regardless of whether breast, dolphin or freestyle – he can swim fast in many ways. REHACARE.de talked to him about chlorinated water in his nose and his cat Harry.Christoph Burkard - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Esther Weber - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Esther Weber; linked to At the Paralympics in Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney, she has picked up a lot of medals. This year, Esther Weber takes part in the Summer Games in London as a torch bearer. The former Paralympic medalist in fencing talks on REHACARE.de about sporty and sunny moments and her dog Stanley.Esther Weber - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Pia Douwes - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Woman with dark hair smiling; linked to In the role of the Austrian Empress Elisabeth she first captured the hearts of many musical fans. Later, Pia Douwes was the jury member of a German musical casting show and found Tarzan and Jane. Today, the Dutch musical actress tells us on REHACARE.de about the fascination for her work and old dressing gowns.Pia Douwes - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Women with Diabetes Experience Sexual Dissatisfaction

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[08/08/2012] Women with diabetes are just as likely to be interested in, and engage in, sexual activity as non-diabetic women, but they are much more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction, according to a study of University of California, San Francisco.Women with Diabetes Experience Sexual Dissatisfaction - Read more

Kirsten Bruhn - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Swimmer in water; linked to Kirsten Bruhn knows exactly what she wants and what not. But until she can make her dream of an own swimwear and jewellery collection come true, she swims as fast as she can – also at the Paralympics in London. REHACARE.de talked to the self-confident athlete about strange odours, applesauce and her parents.Kirsten Bruhn - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Paralympics 2012: Who? Where? What? Why?

Rowing, cycling and wheelchair basketball – everyone who is sports-mad will find something interesting when the Paralympic Summer Games will be opened on 29th of August in London. REHACARE.de has summarised the most important information concerning the Paralympics.Paralympics 2012: Who? Where? What? Why? - Read more

Karl-Heinz Pantke - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Older man with glasses and mustache at walker; linked to After a stroke with locked-in syndrome, he is now living with a walking disability and language disorder. But for Karl-Heinz Pantke this is no reason to give up his life. As the leader of the association LIS he tries to bolster other affected people up. REHACARE.de spoke with the cheerful Berliner about Pink Floyd and “other senior sounds.”Karl-Heinz Pantke - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Derek Paravicini - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Young man with sunglasses; linked to The blind autist would like to play concerts for a large and excited audience. Derek Paravicini talked with REHACARE.de about his passion for music and piano, comfortable evenings with his friends and a lot of sweets.Derek Paravicini - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Barbara Seché - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Blond woman; linked to Casa Calma is supposed to be an oasis of calm for people with handicap and their families. On Mallorca Barbara Seché offers them a hiatus, even with animalic support. With REHACARE.de the 46-years-old talked about her fear of an incurable disease and about her evening with Tom Cruise and Karl Lagerfeld.Barbara Seché - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Rolf Miller - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Man with dark hairs smiling; linked to Laughing and humor are his profession. Probably that is why Rolf Miller can identify so well with the Circus Sonnenstich. The cabaret artist is the honorary patron of this group of artists, which is constituted of acrobats with Down’s syndrome. On REHACARE.de he talks about his liking of minigolf and his urge to take pictures of everything.Rolf Miller - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Raúl Krauthausen - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Man in wheelchair with glasses and cap; linked to He wants to improve the situation of disabled people and tries to make a contribution with the association “Sozialhelden”. On REHACARE.de Raúl Krauthausen talks about his brittle bone disease and about the fact that he is fed up about authorities who do not work on solutions for the disabled.Raúl Krauthausen - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Andreas Gruner - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Man with a Guitar and a Microphone; linked to Being happy and healthy for a lifetime, that is what the health politician and hobby musician Andreas Gruner is wishing for, who would like to record his own CD. With REHACARE.de he talked about his traumatic brain injury, making good music and about the bonding psychotherapy.Andreas Gruner - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Renate Günther-Greene - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Blonde woman with short hair and glasses ; linked to The Documentary filmmaker Renate Günther-Green would like to be once just lazy. With REHACARE.de she talked about that she is fed up about the European Stability Mechanism, about her fear of a serious illness and about her admiration for her mother.Renate Günther-Greene - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Kyle Maynard - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Kyle Maynard in front of the Kilimanjaro ; linked to Live life to the fullest - that is what the motivational speaker Kyle Maynard wants. With REHACARE.de the American talked about his dream to serve the Army, his experiences on Mt. Kilimanjaro and about the fact that his parents never let his disability control his life.Kyle Maynard - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Angelika Mincke - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Woman with red hair in a white chair ; linked to Angelika Mincke has got humour. Even little things make her laugh. But the happy EU retiree also has a thoughtful side. With REHACARE.de she talked about late realisings, finding ease and a good meatball-replacement.Angelika Mincke - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Conny Wenk - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Blonde woman; link to Her daughter is her muse. Conny Wenk passionately takes pictures of children of any age. Especially people with Down’s syndrome lie at the heart of the photographer and autheress. With REHACARE.de Conny Wenk talked about the “visual defect” of Italians and her wish to become the best grandmother in the world.Conny Wenk - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Ottmar Miles-Paul - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Man in a suit and red tie The equality and self-determination of disabled people is the big goal of the commissioner for the disabled. REHACARE.de talked with him about playing „Doppelkopf“, his fear of a crisis in Germany and about how all people can live well and happily.Ottmar Miles-Paul - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Bobby Brederlow - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Bobby Brederlow He received an order of merit, won a Golden Camera and even a Bambi. Bobby Brederlow is an actor with Down's syndrome. Besides acting he does a lot for children and teenagers with disability. On REHACARE.de he talked about his enthusiasm for painting and his desire of having his own horse.Bobby Brederlow - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Heinrich Schrand - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Heinrich Schrand Donors for bone marrow are few and far between. This is what Heinrich Schrand knows very well. He supports the German organisation for bone marrow donors. REHACARE.de talked to the caregiver about motorbikes, crème brulée and lucky wedding anniveraries. Heinrich Schrand - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Globetrotter in a Wheelchair: "Men with Kalashnikovs Have Arrested Me"

Far countries, foreign cultures – this are the challenges Andreas Pröve faces up to over and over again with enthusiasm. His wheelchair does not hinder his thirst for adventure, on the contrary: Just because many people do not think he is capable of doing it, he ventures the apparently impossible.Globetrotter in a Wheelchair: "Men with Kalashnikovs Have Arrested Me" - Read more

Harry Wijnvoord - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Man with beard smiling In the nineties he distributed smaller as well as higher prices in the popular TV show "The Price is Right". Today, Harry Wijnvoord is involved in the Children's Aid Society Royal Fishing for slow learners and excluded children. On REHACARE.de the enthusiastic angler also talks about his meeting with Queen Beatrix and numerous trips in the camper.Harry Wijnvoord - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Mother of a Multiple Handicapped Son: "One Should Not Hide at Home"

No matter whether it is basketball or musicals – the son of Ulrike Putze gets enthusiastic about big events of every kind. So she tries to allow him visiting such events over and over again. Nothing unusual? Maybe at least a little bit: Tim is bound to a wheelchair on account of a multiple disability.Mother of a Multiple Handicapped Son: "One Should Not Hide at Home" - Read more

Planning Is Key to a Healthy and Happy Retirement

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[29/06/2011] For many older adults, chronic health problems and poor planning often hinder the enjoyment of retirement. Now, a researcher has found that planning for changes in lifestyle and health leads to better retirement for married couples.Planning Is Key to a Healthy and Happy Retirement - Read more

Higher Levels of Social Activity Decrease the Risk of Cognitive Decline

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[02/05/2011] According to a new study, frequent social activity may help to prevent or delay cognitive decline in old age. If you want to keep your brain healthy, it turns out that visiting friends, attending parties, and even going to church might be just as good for you as crossword puzzles.Higher Levels of Social Activity Decrease the Risk of Cognitive Decline - Read more

Leisure Activities Improve Communication, Social Skills in Autistic Adults

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[04/03/2011] Free time is not always a fun time for people with autism. Giving them the power to choose their own leisure activities during free time, however, can boost their enjoyment, as well as improve communication and social skills.Leisure Activities Improve Communication, Social Skills in Autistic Adults - Read more