The teenage years are difficult for both parent and child. Raging hormones combined with physical challenges can be a nightmare for the unprepared parent. How can parents help their physically challenged teenager? First, remember that teenagers are in the thrall of hormones. Between the ages of thirteen to eighteen, these children are growing into young adulthood. […]
A diagnosis of diabetes may have a huge impact on your life in many ways. You could develop serious health problems such as: Skin – Skin problems are common in diabetics. Watch out for infections and other skin disorders such as calluses and foot ulcers. Eyes – Cataracts, glaucoma and other eye problems should be […]
Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition that is more frequently referred to by a lot of people as white finger. While many people are not aware of this, white finger is a problem that can affect men and women who work in environments that involve tools that vibrate. As a matter of fact, it is actually […]
Dr. Marcia Scherer and Ms. Shelley Ducatt discuss how to interact with people who have a disability. Dr. Scherer is author of the book Living in the State of Stuck: How Assistive Technology Impacts the Lives of People with Disabilities. She is the director of the Institute for Matching Person and Technology and Associate Professor […]
Powers of attorney for healthcare decision making are a valuable tool to ensure that your medical wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated and unable to express your desires. Unpleasant decisions, but this document relieves your loved ones from the emotional burden of having to make those decisions by themselves.