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UN Convention: Zero Project Report 2015

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Photo: Map of the world [24/04/2015] The Zero Project’s fourth report looks at the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities around the world and focuses on independent living and political participation.UN Convention: Zero Project Report 2015 - Read more

Janis McDavid - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Janis McDavid; linked to For Janis McDavid a self-determined life is very important. Although until now, it is not possible for him to fly in a wheelchair, his freedom and mobility are near and dear to him. What kind of wishes and visions he also has and which basic questions he wants to be answered, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Janis McDavid - That's How He Rolls - Read more

More people discuss end-of-life wishes with loved ones

Photo: Older couple, the woman cares for the man [22/04/2015] Discussing end-of-life wishes with loved ones can be difficult, but new research from the University of Missouri shows more individuals are engaging in advance care planning. Advance care planning includes discussing end-of-life care preferences, providing written end-of-life care instructions and appointing a durable power of attorney for health care.More people discuss end-of-life wishes with loved ones - Read more

DJ Black Wheelchair - That's How He Rolls

Photo: DJ Black Wheelchair; linked to Accepting that everybody is different and more justice in our society – that is DJ Black Wheelchair’s wish for people with disabilities. In order to change the pictures in the heads of the people at least a bit, he works as a DJ among other things. How much music really influences his life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.DJ Black Wheelchair - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Strength training still advisable in older age

Photo: Elderly people during strength training [15/04/2015] The Healthy For Life project, with the MedUni Vienna as the academic lead, aims to raise fitness levels and quality of life for older people whose nutritional condition is inadequate. The first results show that regular strength training is particularly beneficial for increasing hand strength, and thus enabling people to live independently.Strength training still advisable in older age - Read more

UK: Disabled people appeal to the UN over Independent Living Fund closure

Photo: Logo of DPAC [13/04/2015] A complaint to the United Nations was launched on 25 March on behalf of disabled people in the UK whose rights have been breached by the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). The ILF is high on the priority list for disabled people deciding how to vote at the forthcoming election. UK: Disabled people appeal to the UN over Independent Living Fund closure - Read more

Katja Alekseev - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Katja Alekseev; linked to Love is the best thing in the world for Katja Alekseev. But concerning people with disabilities and love and sexuality there are still a lot of barriers in the heads of people. That’s why she does not only want to talk about them, but also get rid of them. How she wants to do this and to what extent the love life of the young women in love is limited, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Katja Alekseev - That's How She Rolls - Read more

April 2015: Traveling

Summer vacation, city quick trip or weekend getaway – people who like to travel do not want to face problems and obstacles either during planning or on site. But this exactly what often happens to people with disabilities. What European tourism still has to learn regarding accessibility and what he already has to offer, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month April: Traveling.April 2015: Traveling - Read more

"Many people underestimate the economic impact of accessible tourism in Europe"

There is a market for accessible travelling in Europe. Yet it only grows very slowly. But actually there is a huge demand, like a study has recently proved. So what do people with access needs really require? And what does the travel industry have to offer – already today and in future?"Many people underestimate the economic impact of accessible tourism in Europe" - Read more

Self-determined traveling with disabilities?!

What do people with disabilities experience when they plan their vacation? How well do they cope when they are traveling? And what exactly do they want? Questions upon questions. REHACARE.de asked around.Self-determined traveling with disabilities?! - Read more

 
 

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