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Riding and climbing with disabilities


Dear Sir or Madam,

Whether on a horse-back or at a climbing wall – people with disabilities have many opportunities to create their leisure activities. That is why we asked Sandra Glöckler in which ways riding can positively influence people who use a wheelchair. And we were on site with a camera when Petra Schneider once again crossed her borders while climbing. See more in our current video.

Enjoy reading and watching!

Nadine Lormis
Editorial Team REHACARE.com


REHACARE Trade Fair with Congress & Forums
04 - 07 October 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany

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How We Roll
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Women & Kids

Family dog could help boost physical activity for kids with disabilities

The family dog could serve as a partner and ally in efforts to help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives, a new study from Oregon State University indicates.
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Auxiliary Means

Personalized music may help nursing home residents with dementia

Across the country, nursing home employees and families are trying personalized music playlists to help seniors cope with the disorienting, anxious experience of living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Now they can compare key outcomes in homes that implemented an individualized music program called MUSIC & MEMORY with similar homes that did not adopt the program.
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Ute Göres - That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Ute Göres; Copyright: Ute Göres
Accessibility – this is especially near and dear to Ute Göres. That is also why her first official act as a Commissioner for the Disabled would concern this topic. Why her parents are particularly important to her and why it would be nice, if Ingrid Bergmann would still be alive, she tells as at REHACARE.com.
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Recreation & Culture

Study looks at the prevalence, challenges of athletes with ADHD

A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury.
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Recreation & Culture

Social experiment: Random strangers share thoughts on dating a wheelchair user

PUSH Living, a magazine geared toward wheelchair users, conducted a social experiment after receiving a message from a subscriber regarding her friend’s insecurities that her disability would prevent her from dating again.
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Tour de Sens: Blind and sighted people go on discovery tours together

Topic of the Month

Photo: Laura Kutter; Copyright: Tour de Sens
How does Italy taste? How does France smell? What do rainforests feel like? A vacation for almost all the senses – this is how one might describe the concept of Tour de Sens. People with and without visual impairment travel and explore foreign countries together. The different types of perception is a win for both sides.
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Research & Health

FAU study and new tool proves 'all is not lost' to dementia

In marriage, good communication is key to a fulfilling and enduring relationship. For people with dementia, communicating needs, emotions and interacting with others becomes increasingly difficult as communication deteriorates as dementia progresses.
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Research & Health

Dementia-related brain changes observed before problems are noticeable

University of Toronto and Baycrest Rotman Research Institute (RRI) scientists have discovered a potential brain imaging predictor for dementia, which illustrates that changes to the brain's structure may occur years prior to a diagnosis, even before individuals notice their own memory problems.
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Research & Health

Stroke patients take the lead in their rehabilitation

Every year, 17 million people worldwide suffer strokes, and a third are left paralyzed on one side of their body. But current rehabilitation solutions are not always effective in improving mobility declines after the first few months. This is where the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) startup Intento comes in with a new device that can help patients regain mobility in their arms.
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