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What makes other people actually happy in life? If you ever wondered, you have come to the right place. REHACARE.de talks with a variety of people about happiness, desires and life itself.

 
 

Accessibility and independent living come to Armenia

Photo: Accessible city bus in Armenia [25/02/2015] Independent Living activists celebrate a significant success in the capital city of Armenia. February 20, 2015, was the day when the first ten accessible city buses started running in Yerevan.Accessibility and independent living come to Armenia - Read more

"Comprehensive accessibility would benefit all of us"

Photo: Hedwig Reiffs with a visitor and a wheelchair driver [12/02/2015] What is it like when you have to manage everyday life in a wheelchair? And what effects do age-related limitations have on mobility? Interested parties can experience this with the help of a wheelchair course and an age simulation suit. REHACARE.de spoke with Hedwig Reiffs from the Self-Help Organization of Physically Disabled Persons Bonn, who recently attended this kind of adventure day."Comprehensive accessibility would benefit all of us" - Read more

Employment and accessibility in focus of European Day of Persons with Disabilities

Photo: Audience of the conference [08/12/2014] Employment and accessibility consisted the main focus of this year’s conference for the European Day of Persons with Disabilities, organised by the European Commission and the European Disability Forum. The conference took place on 2-3 December 2014 bringing together persons with disabilities, their representative organisations, EU policy makers, service providers, trade unions and employers.Employment and accessibility in focus of European Day of Persons with Disabilities - Read more

Political commitment to inclusion – Self-help 2014

[01/12/2014] The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities demands an inclusive society. Its implementation however is not solely the duty of the government. People with disabilities also want to be more actively involved and represent their interests in panels or committees. This is how self-help makes its voice heard today.Political commitment to inclusion – Self-help 2014 - Read more

ENIL: Is the European Union competent to ensure access to independent living?

Photo: Graphic of people with different disabilities [19/11/2014] The European Network on Independent Living – the European Coalition for Community Living (ENIL-ECCL) launched a shadow report, which seeks to provide the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with information that will be of assistance when assessing the extent to which the EU has complied with its obligations under Article 19 of the CRPD.ENIL: Is the European Union competent to ensure access to independent living? - Read more

Breaking down barriers for deaf seniors

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[03/11/2014] Many people want to stay in their familiar surroundings for as long as possible when they get older. If that is not an option in their own four walls, people often consider living accommodations that meet their personal needs. There are not very many special services for deaf people in Germany.Breaking down barriers for deaf seniors - Read more

When people with disabilities grow old

[03/11/2014] People with learning disabilities (so-called intellectual disabilities) or physical disabilities are growing older and older. An increasing life expectancy makes way for new challenges. Senior citizens are coming up on barriers or experience restructuring in their daily life. A sign that society is not ready for them yet. How do they handle these changes?When people with disabilities grow old - Read more

Diabetes patients report better outcomes with improved physician accessibility

Photo: Diabetes patient and a doctor [31/10/2014] A new model of delivering primary care studied by Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) researchers has the potential to improve the health of patients with type 2 diabetes.Diabetes patients report better outcomes with improved physician accessibility - Read more

 
 

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