Tag Archives: aging with disability

You Can Be #Fit4Function as You Age with a Disability

We’ve said it over and over: Thanks to advances in treatment and technology, people with disabilities are living longer. As a result, more people with disabilities are moving into “senior-hood” and may be experiencing age-related conditions, such as arthritis or vision loss, … Continue reading

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This is all new to me!

You’ve just finished meeting with the doctor. He or she shared information about a new diagnosis or condition. Maybe you’re the one now facing life with a disability (either permanent or temporary) or maybe you will be supporting a family … Continue reading

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Falling in Love is Great! Falling in the Tub, Not So Much!

Every year, one out of three older adults trips, slips, slides, or loses their balance and experiences a fall. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that falls and fall-related injuries result in nearly $34 billion … Continue reading

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Parenting an adult child with disabilities while aging with disabilities

Over the years, we have offered a list of Librarian’s Picks of resources for children with special needs. These are some of the best resources to help parents support their children through grade school, college, and into the workforce. However, … Continue reading

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