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"hemdless is not just meant to represent disability fashion, but to also involve our society as a whole"
Shirtless. That’s the translation for the project name hemdless. It alludes to the fact that people affected by trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) usually have a hard time finding clothes that fit. Young designers Lisa Polk and Christian Schinnerl didn’t want to leave it at that. REHACARE.de spoke with both of them about the benefit of angled buttonholes and the "6th Shirt"."hemdless is not just meant to represent disability fashion, but to also involve our society as a whole" - Read more
Mathias Mester is on world record course. After he already threw shot, discus and javelin record-breaking far, he wants to target his javelin in the direction of the gold medal in Rio 2016. In what way competitive sports have an impact on his life and what caused his goose bumps in London, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Mathias Mester - That's How He Rolls - Read more
Love and relationship play an important role in the life of Annette Schwindt: That is why she and her husband founded the online documentation 2sames. The website portraits couples with one partner having a disability. In what way the togetherness of people is near and dear to Annette Schwindt and how this influences her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Annette Schwindt - That's How She Rolls - Read more
People with dementia suddenly remember entire verses from a poem they learned during their childhood. Pauline Füg and Henrikje Stanze experience this frequently when they recite well-known poems in an animated and passionate way. This type of therapy is called DemenzPoesie in German, which stimulates memory. REHACARE.de spoke with its developers about a feeling for language that is not forgotten.Dementia Poetry: "When we are retirees, we might recite hip-hop or rap texts" - Read more
Lisa Nothelfer is talked about as the wheelchair basketball newcomer of the year in the second German Bundesliga South. The ambitious athlete switched to USC Munich this August. Her goal is to advance with her team in the first Bundesliga and to become German international player. Why she as a sportswoman nevertheless likes crème brûlée, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls - Read more
Sun or snow? Summer or winter sports? Stefan Lösler does not ask himself these questions. He wants both! This year he participated in Sotschi on his snowboard during the Paralympic Winter Games. And in 2016 he wants to start as a triathlete in Rio at the Summer Paralympics. How sports influence his life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls - Read more
Young, interested in politics and a member of the "Junge Aktion Mensch": Clara Belz likes to campaign actively as much as she likes to read a book in her room. She questions the injustices of our society and tells us on REHACARE.de why she would like to be the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls - Read more
( Source: REHACARE.de )
[01/12/2014] When less than one out of 10,000 people exhibit a distinct disease pattern, it is considered a rare disease. There are approximately more than 6,000 diseases like this worldwide. However, specialists for the individual diseases are rare. This is why self-help in all of its facets is all the more important."The consolidated knowledge on self-help was incorporated into the national plan of rare diseases" - Read more
Whether tv camera or theatre stage – Peter Brownbill likes to be in the centre of attraction and slipping into other rolls. Besides his acting career he also is the cofounder of a talent agency which has specialized on placing runtish actors. What else he wants to accomplish in life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls - Read more
"As experts on their own behalf, family caregivers should publically share more of their experiences"
Approximately seven percent of people in our society are family members, who look after a loved one in need of care. They accept personal and social responsibility that is oftentimes not sufficiently recognized. To support family caretakers, Brigitte Bührlen founded the WIR! Stiftung pflegender Angehöriger. REHACARE.de spoke with the Chairwoman about networks and self-confidence."As experts on their own behalf, family caregivers should publically share more of their experiences" - Read more