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Nadine Lormis - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Nadine Lormis; linked to As a child from the coast she dreams about the house by the sea: Online editor Nadine Lormis knows where her roots are. And if somebody talks inappropriate about people with disabilities, her alarm bells start ringing. Because all kind of social injustice is a thorn in her side. What else matters to her and why an elephant is the missing piece to her happiness, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Nadine Lormis - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Grant to Improve Wellness, Preventive Care for Developmentally Disabled

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[16/04/2014] The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has received a five-year, $4.4 million federal grant to find ways to improve wellness and preventive care for adults with developmental disabilities.Grant to Improve Wellness, Preventive Care for Developmentally Disabled - Read more

Laura Gehlhaar - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Laura Gehlhaar; linked to Neither hero, nor victim – Laura Gehlhaar does not want to be reducible to her wheelchair and also not to be pigeonholed, because the actress and writer has to offer so many other qualities and abilities. Why a burger would be the perfect last meal for her and why she would like to married to Batman, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Laura Gehlhaar - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention

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[09/04/2014] As more baby boomers reach retirement age, state governments face the likelihood of higher workforce turnover. For example, in the state of Missouri, more than 25 percent of all active state employees will be eligible to retire by 2016.Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention - Read more

Falls among Elderly Reduced by State Program

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Photo: Man with a wheeled walker [09/04/2014] A low-cost program reduced falls in the elderly by 17 percent statewide, illustrating the value and effectiveness of using existing aging services, such as senior centers, in preventing falls, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study determined.Falls among Elderly Reduced by State Program - Read more

Hans-Peter Durst - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Hans-Peter Durst; linked to With the help of the tricycle sport he found his way back into an active life: Hans-Peter Durst is a passionate endurance athlete. But he is not only committed in sports. Whether just encouraging or at the crisis line – he loves to be there for other people. And he also appreciates a splendid wine. What else in life is near and dear to him, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Hans-Peter Durst - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Academic Skills Are Essential for High School Graduates with Autism

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Photo: Hand underlining the word [02/04/2014] Scientists at UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) report that high school students with autism can learn under Common Core State Standards (CCSS), boosting their prospects for college and employment. Newly published recommendations from FPG's team also provide strategies for educating adolescents with autism under a CCSS curriculum.Academic Skills Are Essential for High School Graduates with Autism - Read more

Aleksander Knauerhase - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Aleksander Knauerhase; linked to Think positive! This is the principle Aleksander Knauerhase lives by. And it is one reason why it is very important to him how society perceives people with disability, especially people with autism. He highlights the strength of a person instead of his or her weakness. What kind of project ideas he wants to realize and why he would like to be therapy animal, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Aleksander Knauerhase - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Record Number of Older Adults Completing Living Wills

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[02/04/2014] A record number of elderly people are completing living wills to guide end-of-life medical treatments – up from 47 percent in 2000 to 72 percent in 2010 – according to new research from the University of Michigan and the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System.Record Number of Older Adults Completing Living Wills - Read more

April 2014: New View of Age

Old, ill and frail – these are the attributes still most of us connect with age. But today’s older people are fitter than ever before. After quitting their active occupational life, many of them do not only sit around in boredom: They work in voluntary capacities or work as a model for advertising campaigns. That’s why REHACARE.de shows you in the Topic of the Month April a New View of Age.April 2014: New View of Age - Read more

 
 

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