The Caregiver's Guide to Adaptive Clothing

The Caregiver's Guide to Adaptive Clothing

Adaptive clothing is designed to help those who have difficulty dressing due to disabilities as well as those with sensory issues who may find regular clothing uncomfortable or painful. Health conditions can impair someone's ability to dress themselves, most especially if the fine motor skills needed to operate buttons and zippers are reduced. Sensory processing issues can make seams and tags that others might not even notice unbearable to other people.

Posted on 7/27/2021


How to Make This the Best Summer Ever

How to Make This the Best Summer Ever

Summer is officially in full swing and I couldn't be more excited. After all, last year at this time, I was sitting in my house binging Netflix and scared to go outside. It's certainly been an interesting year and a half for us all, but with more and more vaccinations rolling out and things starting to get somewhat back to normal, I'm determined to make this the best summer ever!

Posted on 7/13/2021


7 of the Wildest Things I've Been Asked as a Wheelchair User

7 of the Wildest Things I've Been Asked as a Wheelchair User

Life as a wheelchair user is weird sometimes, no doubt. If you ask any wheelchair user, I guarantee that they have been asked at least one of these questions at some point in their life. Here are seven of the wildest things that I have been asked as a wheelchair user, how I actually responded, and how my usually sarcastic self would like to respond next time I'm asked that question.

Posted on 6/8/2021


Multiple Sclerosis and Living Life to the Fullest

Multiple Sclerosis and Living Life to the Fullest

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that occurs when the immune system attacks the myelin sheath, a protective layer that covers nerve fibers, causing damage to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Deterioration of the nerve cells limits communication between certain parts of the nervous system and consequently leads to the development of physical and cognitive problems.

Posted on 5/25/2021


5 Ways to Travel on a Budget

5 Ways to Travel on a Budget

Many people avoid traveling because it can be expensive. The idea of visiting and exploring a new place is exciting and well worth the investment – but you shouldn't break the bank when you take a trip! There are so many ways to reduce the cost of traveling, from saving on the flight and hotel to the activities themselves.

Posted on 5/11/2021


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