Category Archives: Organization

World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace

October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.  According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … Continue reading

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Día de la Salud Mental – Manejo del Estrés en el Lugar de Trabajo

El 10 de octubre es el Día Mundial de la Salud Mental y el tema de este año es la salud mental en el lugar de trabajo. Según la Organización Mundial de Salud, más de 300 millones de persoans en … Continue reading

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NIDILRR Seeks Input to Guide Strategic Planning

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking comments and hosting several listening sessions across the country to help inform future funding priorities and strategic direction.  Public meetings … Continue reading

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NIDILRR busca información para orientar la planificación estratégica

El Instituto Nacional de la Investigación sobre la Discapacidad, Vida Independiente, y Rehabilitación (NIDILRR por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) a través de la Administración de la Vida Comunitaria (ACL por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) está buscando comentarios y … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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What are Reasonable Job Accommodations for People with Disabilities?

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” The Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading

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¡NARIC va ha exponer en el Expo Mundo de Posibilidades: Discapacidades, Envejecimiento Saludable, y Vida Independiente este sábado, 12 de abril!

NARIC estará presente en el Expo Mundo de Posibilidades: Discapacidades, Envejecimiento Saludable, y Vida Independiente el sábado, 12 de abril, 2014, de 11:00 am a las 4 pm en el Hilton Washington DC/Rockville presentado por Caring Communities, Inc. ¡Ven a … Continue reading

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NARIC Exhibiting at the World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging, and Independent Living Expo this Saturday, April 12th!

NARIC will be exhibiting at the World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging, and Independent Living Expo on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville presented by Caring Communities, Inc. Come visit us! … Continue reading

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National Public Health Week: Promoting the health of people with disabilities

April 7th through 13th, 2014 is National Public Health Week (NPHW). In 1995, President Bill Clinton proclaimed the first full week of April as NPHW and the American Public Health Association (APHA) has served as the leading organizer for members … Continue reading

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