Be proud to be different

Be proud to be different

At the start of August boxing promoter Frank Maloney revealed her new identity to the world – Kellie Maloney. The front page story ...

Training Your Brain: What, How and Why?

Training Your Brain: What, How and Why?

Training your brain can reap you a lot of benefits, especially when it comes to thinking positively to achieve your goals. Through ...

Dementia: The signs and symptoms

Dementia: The signs and symptoms

This week is the Alzheimer's Society’s annual Dementia Awareness Week to improve diagnosis rates of the disease in the UK. More than half ...

Be proud to be different

Be proud to be different

Posted by Michael on Aug 14, 20141
Training Your Brain: What, How and Why?

Training Your Brain: What, How

Posted by Michael on Sep 15, 20142
Dementia: The signs and symptoms

Dementia: The signs and symptoms

Posted by Michael on May 21, 20143
Be proud, be different - Disability

Be Proud, Be Different

After retiring from short track speed skating, eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Anton Ohno focused on helping others as a philanthropist and motivational speaker. He once said, “Be you. Don’t be someone else. You are a unique individual. Be proud…rock it loud.” However, despite our unique and specific talents and personalities and ability to really ‘rock … Continue Reading

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Life with Aphasia

A Person’s Experience With Aphasia

Connect – the communication disability network is a charity that helps people with Aphasia, a communication disability which occurs when the communication centres of the brain are damaged. Aphasia is usually caused by stroke, but can also be caused by brain haemorrhage, head injury or tumours. It is a disability that can affect anyone at … Continue Reading

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Arthritis - Seconds Matter

How “Seconds Matter” to someone living with arthritis.

How “Seconds Matter” to someone living with arthritis The cost to the UK of musculoskeletal conditions is £5.7billion annually due to there being over 200 forms of arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases with no known cure. With Arthritis being a disease that affects more than 10 million people of all ages across the UK, it was … Continue Reading

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pharmaceutical company safety

How Pharmaceuticals Companies Ensure the Safety of Their Products

Modern medicine is one of the technological innovations that improve people’s quality of life. It affects every one of us on a day-to-day basis, from making simple summer allergies more bearable to helping people with serious illnesses live a fruitful life. Because of the importance of this field, it’s paramount that pharmaceuticals are safe for … Continue Reading

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dating disability barriers

Using online dating to break down barriers

There’s an old saying that many of us will have heard at some point in our lives, which goes  something like this: ‘Love knows no reason, no boundaries, no distance. It has the sole intention of bringing people together to a time called forever.’ It is unknown who said this, but in this day and … Continue Reading

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Planning travels medical condition

Planning your Travels with a Pre-Existing Medical Condition

If you’ve never travelled before with an existing medical condition, then the process of booking a holiday may seem like an altogether daunting task. Luckily, things are a whole lot simpler today than they have been in the past and it is much easier to find and book each part of your holiday than you’d … Continue Reading

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private personal care - disability

Should You Be Considering Taking Private Daily Personal Care Options?

As we age, our range of mobility slowly starts to decrease, thus making what we used to consider to be everyday tasks incredibly difficult. Due to this, it is incredibly easy to get frustrated, downtrodden or even angry. However, help can be at hand, and if you want to retain the freedom of your own … Continue Reading

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Differences Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

National Arthritis Week (October 12-19th)

“There are over 100 different forms of arthritis, but most people don’t know the differences between the two most common: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is estimated that in the UK alone, 8.75 million people have sought treatment for arthritis, affecting a third of all people aged 45 and over. In line with the upcoming … Continue Reading

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be mobile - mobility and disability

Be mobile: don’t let your disability stop you

Be mobile: don’t let your disability stop you Just because you are disabled, this doesn’t mean that you don’t want to partake in life to the best of your abilities. Mobility and access to mobility is a key component of freedom for the disabled and the 2010 Equality Act recognises this fact. What is mobility? … Continue Reading

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furnishing bedroom elderly

Furnishing a Bedroom for the Elderly: The Key Points to keep in Mind

This month finally saw plans outlined for much needed changes to the residential care landscape in the UK, which continues to polarise opinion and trigger rising costs on an annual basis. This will have the single biggest impact on the elderly care sector in the UK, which costs residents thousands of pounds annually without always … Continue Reading

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