June 2018

It's Time to Explore the Outdoors!

It's Time to Explore the Outdoors!

Rochester Accessible Adventures formed in 2015 exactly because of these two realities. We know: a) people with disabilities and their families are not enjoying the positive health benefits (social, emotional, physical, and mental) of recreation opportunities in their communities, and b) recreation businesses are not equipped with the knowledge and resources to be able to open their doors to people with disabilities and their family and friends on a daily basis.

Posted on 6/26/2018


Finding Freedom Through Handcycling

Finding Freedom Through Handcycling

I was born in Laos in 1978 where people were self-sufficient and farmed their own land to feed their families and animals. My father was in the military and like most people in my country, my mother and grandparents were part of the farming culture. We took nothing for granted and were happy to live the life that we did. We didn't have much, but we were content.

Posted on 6/19/2018


Safe and Happy Homes: Tips for Parents with Disabilities

Safe and Happy Homes: Tips for Parents with Disabilities

According to the most recent statistics, there are more than four million parents with disabilities raising children in the United States. By most accounts, it's an underserved population, one with relatively few resources. By contrast, there's an abundant supply of online information about parenting children with disabilities, where to turn for advice, special equipment, and more. Parents with disabilities often have to rely on others in the disability community for advice on creating a safe and efficient home environment.

Posted on 6/12/2018


Reducing Plastic Use on World Environment Day

Reducing Plastic Use on World Environment Day

Today is an important day: World Environment Day. Today we will be reminded of the issues facing our environment and we will be encouraged to work to keep the planet safe for a better future. Here at Sunrise Medical, we strive to embrace sustainability and make it a part of our business every day, not just once a year. We believe it is important to remember that what's good for the environment is also right for business and that, both individually and collectively, we can make a positive impact when working toward a common cause.

Posted on 6/5/2018


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