This week: We recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, more support is needed for #pwds after the pandemic, and how the George Floyd Protests will be a defining point for Millennials and Gen Z. PLUS we join all who are celebrating Pride in June!
This week: The nation responds to the brutal killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police with national outcry and protest AND Anthem and Beacon launch series of programs for Mental Health Awareness Month PLUS new tools from Google to support people with disabilities in What We’re Reading!
If you are still coming back from a restful Memorial day we have you covered – This week: We reflect on Mental Health Awareness month and Older Americans Month with help from iNAPS and n4a, aging in place and the use of technology to keep connected AND a take on disability insurance all in this week’;s What We’re Reading
May is Mental Health Awareness Month ! In this blog, Martha Barbone, Interim Director of Operations at the National Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS) offers some insights on how you can address your own mental health, as well as the important role that peer supports play in supporting each other for better health and wellbeing.
Each year, 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental health condition. Positive mental health practices are important for everyone. During Mental health Awareness Month we will share some info and resources to help promote positive mental health practices for you and your family.
This week: EEOC gives the green light for COVID-19 Testing at work, a renewed call for Caregivers and PAs, and how to address mental health and loneliness concerns for older Americans, PLUS Alicia Keys and the Rolling Stones add to your Pandemic Playlist.
This week: Why is Coronavirus different for Black people? One of the most important films about disability is on Netflix and you can watch it right now, Ed Roberts and how he changed the world as we know it, what we’re learning about aging from animals AND why is Coronavirus different for Black people? PLUS three artists release social distance anthems AND all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
As many Americans dig in for a second week of social distancing, catch up on all the news related to disability, and older Americans as well as a roundup of Coronavirus articles in What We’re Reading
Self isolation from COVID-19 has many Americans staying indoors and getting acquainted with homeschool and telework for the first time. If you are dealing with the isolation blues or just need a little support, here are some Isolation Essentials to help get you through.
This week we celebrate International Women’s Day and recognize the lifelong advocacy and fortitude of Judith Heumann. PLUS Corona Virus and its affect on nursing homes and older Americans AND the FDA Finally bans shock treatment for people with disabilities in this week’s What We’re Reading!