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How the Special Olympics Was Born

The Special Olympics is an organization dedicated to empowering children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities, with over five million athletes in over 174 countries.  There weren’t always opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in sports. Prior to … Read More

15 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dads with Mobility Impairments

Does the dad in your life have a mobility impairment? If so, Father’s Day is a great time to consider a thoughtful gift that could make his life a little – or a lot – easier. If you’re the dad, … Read More

14 Life Lessons We’ve Learned from LifeGlider Owners (Part 2)

We recently shared some life lessons from LifeGlider owners. There were so many, we couldn’t fit them all into one article! Here are seven more stories of perseverance, joy and hope that abound in our community. Their life lessons are … Read More

14 Life Lessons We’ve Learned from LifeGlider Owners (Part 1 of 2)

We love to hear the stories of perseverance, joy, and hope that abound in the LifeGlider community. Their life lessons are a constant inspiration. And that’s not only true for those of us with mobility impairments. We can all relate … Read More

6 Tips to Help Mom Stay Healthy, Happy, and Independent

Whether your mother is in her retirement years, or you’re a mother whose adult children worry about you (they can’t help it!), this is a great time of year to talk about mom wellness. Every mom wants to age well. … Read More

Aging in Place: How to Plan for Remaining In Your Home

You might not feel ready to think about the challenges that come with getting older. Many assume they’ll figure it out when the time comes. But if aging in place – remaining in your home – is how you expect … Read More

6 Reasons Exercise Is GREAT for People with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you’ve likely already heard that exercise is good for you. (It’s good for everybody!) What you may not know is just how many unique benefits of exercise that researchers studying the disease have identified, … Read More

5 Ways to Master the Mind-Body Connection for Better Mobility

Did you know the state of your mind has a lot to do with your body’s performance? It’s called the mind-body connection, and it’s at work in you every day, whether you know it or not. It isn’t magic. There … Read More

Why Understanding Your Center of Gravity is Key to Fall Prevention

Did you know that falling is something that’s not supposed to happen? Falling due to imbalance may be a common occurrence for adults, but what’s natural is to be balanced at what is called our center of gravity. Understanding this concept is the key to falls … Read More

Do You Have Parkinson’s Disease? 7 Ways Exercise Can Help

It shouldn’t be any surprise to read that exercise is good for you. What you may not know, if you have Parkinson’s disease, is just how much it can help you live a more fulfilling life. When you start makes … Read More