Jamaican Lottery Scammers Target the Elderly

Many people know of phone scammers and their malicious attempts to rob innocent people of their hard-earned cash, but what most people fail to realize is where these individuals are located or the whole culture behind why they do what they do. In a recent string of scams, Jamaica seems to be the source of…

Derek Weida: The Disabled Veteran Who Became a CrossFit Beast

When we think about disabled veterans, images of old and broken men may come to mind, mainly due to the stigmas brought about by the Vietnam War and other controversial conflicts. As much as I hate to break it to you, those men can’t help but looking old, considering they were in the service nearly…

5 Amazing Athletes Who Compete With a Disability

Each and every day, we are inspired by athletes who compete at the professional level. While we admire every professional competitor, we are especially impressed by the amazing athletes who compete with disabilities. We’ve gathered up a list of five such athletes to give you a daily dose of inspiration, check them out below! Oscar…

5 Influential People Who Live with a Physical Disability

1: Stephen Hawking This is a name I’m sure many people have heard of. This renowned doctor of general relativity and quantum gravity has been in the spotlight for around 50 years, and has made enormous leaps in math, science, and physics. He has studied and taught in many of the world’s most prestigious universities,…

How to Decide Between Renting and Purchasing a Stairlift

A question that is commonly asked amongst individuals looking for a stairlift is “Can I rent or buy this life-changing product?” The answer to that question is often; yes, you can! Certified stairlift dealers are often equipped to handle both purchases and rentals. These options are very situation-dependent however, and not everyone qualifies for rentals….

Exploring Dementia Using Virtual Reality

Dementia is a nasty disorder, and not in the fact that it physically deforms the people it afflicts, but rather what it does to a person’s mind. Dementia, like amnesia or Alzheimer’s, is a memory loss disease that affects an individual’s ability to remember people, places, events, and how to do menial tasks such as…

Loving and Living With a Disabled Pet

When it comes to our loved ones, we are not relegated to only our human companions. Our furry and four-legged family members should also be treated with the same love and compassion that we show our human counter parts. Pets can sometimes be so cute that seeing them harmed or struck with ailment is a…

Stair Lifts 101: A Consumer’s Guide

Introduction on Stair Lifts All over the country and around the world, people are aging, and many of them are aging in place. Aging in place encompasses a broad range of ideas and issues. However, at its most basic level, it is closely connected to an individual’s desire to stay home – the place where…

Everything You Need to Know About Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

As we age, we may require assistive equipment to help us do things that were previously simple, such as climbing stairs or standing up from a chair. The majority of older adults have never previously encountered this type of adaptive equipment, and navigating this new world of insurance and vendors can be overwhelming. That’s why…

6 Disabled Superheroes Who Rise Above Their Disability

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To fly? Be invisible? Superhuman strength? Although (SPOILER) superpowers aren’t real, they sure are fun to think about. That’s why many of today’s superhero movies are some of the world’s biggest blockbusters. It’s hard not to sit back and think, “Wow! What if I had…