Community Engagement for Disability and Aging Research - CEDAR Midwest

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit

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An article from NIH on how to make the most of your doctors visit!

nia.nih.gov Communicating well with your doctor is key to receiving good health care. Learn how to have an effective conversation with your doctor. Share this infographic and help spread the word about making the most of your doctor visit. Click on the social media icons on this page, or copy and paste the URL....

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Let #endthestigma!

#research #ot #OTD #OccupationalTherapy #WashingtonUniversity #WashU #WashingtonUniversitySchoolofMedicine

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Disability is not a dirty word; ‘handi-capable’ should be retired

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"Disabled people are reclaiming our identities, our community, and our pride. We will no longer accept euphemisms that fracture our sense of unity as a culture."

news.vanderbilt.edu Disability identity advocates say euphemisms for the word 'disability' diminish and erase disability from the picture.

Mark your calendars for May 8th. Our last OT Grand Rounds of the school year! Alex Wong will be presenting on 'Measuring Daily Life Participation and Correlates in People After Stroke".

As #OTMonth comes to an end, tell us, has an Occupational Therapist affected your life? Tell us how!

#ot #occupationaltherapy #research #disabiltyresearch #therapy #washu #washuschoolofmedicine #washuot

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To be more inclusive to people with disabilities, employers should start with their job descriptions

qz.com Ask yourself: does the job REALLY require that?

Paraquad

Thanks St. Louis Oasis! Call 314-862-4859, ext. 24, to register for free health programs at Paraquad today!

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Flying Tips for Wheelchair Users, From Wheelchair Users

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Flying tips!

nytimes.com Air travel can cause a great deal of apprehension for both seasoned and novice travelers. If you’re taking that flight with a wheelchair — that’s an added level of stress.

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Ikea is hacking its own furniture for people with disabilities

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Go Ikea!

fastcompany.com The plans are free, but you’ll need to bring your own 3D printer.

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Could Driverless Cars Pick Up Passengers In Wheelchairs?

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Things of the future! #ot #disabilityresearch

forbes.com Will accessibility be included in the future of transportation? Panelists at SXSW explore possibilities, or the lack thereof.

April is #OTMonth! 😀

#ot #occupationaltherapy #washu #fallprevention #research #stl #washuschoolofmedicine #aota #diversity #missouri

What’s normal aging and what may be a sign of Alzheimer’s? Check out this infographic to see what’s typical: https://buff.ly/2JiFHMW

Community Engagement for Disability and Aging Research - CEDAR Midwest

Washington University is conducting a study about the participation of people aging with disabilities in the community. Study participants will respond to surveys about their health, participation, services that they use (for example, services from an Independent Living Center), and services that they would like to use. Participants will respond to surveys via phone or computer at three time points over the course of three years. Participants will be compensated $16 for each survey they complete. If you are between the ages of 45 and 65 years, experienced the onset of a physical disability at or before age 40, and are interested in participating in this study, please click here http://j.mp/2HwLWYN to take the survey. Also you can visit our website www.cedarmidwest.org or contact our team at 314-273-4118.

Community Engagement for Disability and Aging Research - CEDAR Midwest

We are still recruiting!

Washington University is conducting a study about the participation of people aging with disabilities in the community. Study participants will respond to surveys about their health, participation, services that they use (for example, services from an Independent Living Center), and services that they would like to use. Participants will respond to surveys via phone or computer at three time points over the course of three years. Participants will be compensated $16 for each survey they complete. If you are between the ages of 45 and 65 years, experienced the onset of a physical disability at or before age 40, and are interested in participating in this study, please click here http://j.mp/2HwLWYN to take the survey. Also you can visit our website www.cedarmidwest.org or contact our team at 314-273-4118.

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Falls Can Kill You. Here’s How to Minimize the Risk.

A fabulous article on fall prevention! Take a look! #newyorktimes #fallprevention

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/well/live/falls-can-kill-you-heres-how-to-minimize-the-risk.html

nytimes.com Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. Every 19 minutes in this country, an older person dies from a fall.

Do you know someone who might be interested in participating? Please share!

We are looking for women age 65 and up to participate in a Community Engagement Studio. The Community Engagement Studio is like a one-time advisory board where community experts provide input to a researcher during a 2-hour session. We are looking for 8-10 experts who have had a fall with a lower body injury in the last year who live independently. If you are interested please contact Brittany 314-273-4116 or Hilary 314-273-1010.

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NIH NHLBI on Twitter

Do you take activity breaks throughout the day?

“NHLBI director Dr. Gary Gibbons encourages staff to take physical activity breaks in our “Take 10” room to protect #OurHearts from #heartdisease. Even 10min intervals of activity can help. Aim for 150 total minutes a week. @NIHDirector, how do you & your staff stay #hearthealthy? https://...

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No More Excuses! Overcome Exercise Barriers

Too busy to #exercise? Think again! Get tips to help you stop making excuses and start moving.

nia.nih.gov Too busy to exercise? No energy? So many things can get in the way of being active. Get tips on how you can overcome exercise barriers and stop making excuses. Share this infographic and help spread the word about overcoming exercise barriers. Click on the social media icons above, or copy and paste...

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Stay Connected to Combat Loneliness and Social Isolation

Are you at risk for loneliness and social isolation? Check out this infographic for a list of risk factors and 5 ways to stay more connected:

nia.nih.gov As people age they often find themselves spending more time at home alone. This can affect your health and well-being. Learn if you might be at risk and how to stay connected. Share this infographic and help spread the word about staying connected as you age. Click on the social media icons on this....

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Opinion | Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good Business

A well-written article from Ted Kennedy.

nytimes.com Microsoft, Bank of America and CVS are just a few big companies that profit from their proactive employment practices.

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The NWS has issued a WIND CHILL WATCH for the City of St. Louis from 1/29/19 at 6 PM through ... from City of St. Louis Emergency Management : Nixle

Make sure to bundle up the next few days!

local.nixle.com WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills as low as 40 below zero possible. * WHERE...Portions ...

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If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours — ProPublica

Older adults are being pushed out of the work force before they're ready.

propublica.org A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older U.S. workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to retire, suffering financial damage that is often irreversible.

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Disability:IN on Twitter

Repost from @WWLinitiative: This article cannot be overlooked, 'A recent study has shown... companies that championed #PWD actually outperformed others — driving profitability and shareholder returns. Revenues were 28 percent higher, net income 200 percent higher, and profit margins 30 percent higher.'

twitter.com “#MustRead for corporate America: “Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good Business” from @TedKennedyJR on the @nytimes: https://t.co/S5k1Ykg9Rf”

AARP Missouri

What the Government Shutdown Means to You when Filing Your Taxes - click link to read article http://spr.ly/6183EOBI3

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Finding Candidates with Disabilities - EARN

The people at askearn.org have some tips for proactively recruiting people with disabilities for employment opportunities

askearn.org “Where can I find job candidates with disabilities?” Many employers tell us that one of the greatest barriers they face in hiring people with disabilities, including veterans with disabilities, is that they have trouble finding qualified candidates. That’s where effective outreach and recruitm...

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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Be aware of the warning signs of hypothermia such as: numbness, weakness, uncontrollable shivering, or slowed or slurred speech.

health.mo.gov The official Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services website

chicago.suntimes.com

New O'Hare restroom more accessible than any other in U.S., officials say

chicago.suntimes.com The new bathroom, called the Changing Places Restroom, was designed by by a new city committee aiming to improve travel for people with disabilities.

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National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities

Have you heard of the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities? They have some great resources on how to advocate for yourself as a parent with a disability.

heller.brandeis.edu The National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities is a collaborative research and advocacy project that aims to support parents with disabilities.

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What Gets Lost in the Definition of Inadequate Housing? | How Housing Matters

There may be more Americans living in inadequate housing than we think.

howhousingmatters.org Photography by Maura Friedman and writing by Emily Peiffer, Maya Brennan, and Kimberly Burrowes Although people who live or work in low-income communities regularly see serious housing quality problems, major national reports often find that the amount of inadequate housing in the United States is l...

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How Resilience Training Can Help People With MS

How Resilience Training Can Help People with MS

health.usnews.com Developing these skills will better equip you to bounce back in the face of adversity.

St. Louis Oasis

Registration is now OPEN for Oasis Spring 2019 classes! Call 314.862.4859 ext. 24 to enroll in one or more of our exciting classes. REGISTER TODAY!

Instagram and Facebook have a new accessibility feature for people with vision impairments. They provide automatic alternate text to describe images. You can also edit the alternate text to make it more specific. Find more information here. https://buff.ly/2RRySTJ #accessibility #disability #advocacy

National Council on Disability

Vice President George H.W. Bush is presented with the National Council on Disability's "Toward Independence" report in 1986 at the White House by (l to r front) NCD Chairwoman Sandy Parrino, Executive Director Lex Frieden, Vice Chairman Justin Dart, (rear) Council Member Jeremiah Milbank, and Chief Counsel to the Vice President C. Boyden Gray. The report would serve as the framework for establishing the Americans with Disabilities Act that President Bush signed on July 26, 1990.

MARC Air Quality Program

For individuals who use paratransit options, RideKC Freedom On-Demand allows you to call a taxi whenever you need one. This program launched in May 2017 and was available in Johnson County, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, before expanding to Wyandotte County, Kansas. Last month, the program expanded to Independence, Missouri. Learn more» https://bit.ly/2QwZHvI

Happy Thanksgiving from the CEDAR Midwest Team!

An interesting discussion about changing technology and accessibility. "Smart" cities and apps for identifying accessible spaces aren't always accessible for all.
https://buff.ly/2SVwjRw #disability #diversityshouldincludedisability #smartcity #urbanaccessibility #accessibility #digitalmapping #accessiblecity
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#research #Alzheimers

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)

The NRTC on Blindness & Low Vision at Mississippi State University is surveying people who are blind or have low vision about their experiences with job retention and career advancement. You could win a $100 gift card for participating! http://ow.ly/lEwK30mCl4V

Starkloff Disability Institute

We are extremely proud of our Co-Founder, David Newburger, who was honored at today's East-West Gateway Council of Governments Annual Meeting. David received the Exemplary Accomplishment by a Local Government Jurisdiction, Agency or Individual award. He was recognized for his steadfast leadership of more than 6 years on the Universal Design Council for the newly expanded Gateway Arch Museum. Congratulations, David, on your well deserved achievement from the entire Starkloff team!

Have you noticed memory problems that have gotten worse over the last year?

Missouri Assistive Technology

The Governor’s Council on Disability is looking for high school students with disabilities (ages 16-21) to participate in the 2019 Missouri Youth Leadership Forum. http://ow.ly/3U9330mxRk5

Aging Ahead

The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol has issued a news release about saving your Social Security cards.

Starkloff Disability Institute

ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER!
Have better success in your job search by attending our FREE Jobs Forum on November 15th. Event registration is open to any professional with a disability.

Register Now: https://starkloff.org/fall-jobs-forum-centene/

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MDA St. Louis

The National ALS Registry allows persons with ALS to fight back and help defeat ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). By signing up, being counted, and answering brief questions about you and your disease, you can help researchers find answers to important questions. Register now at this link. https://www.cdc.gov/als/ALSJoinALSRegistry.html

KSDK News

Souls to the Polls is offering free rides on election day. If you live in St. Louis City or County and need a ride to the polls, call 314-562-0411.

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The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is ranked as the number one occupational therapy program by U.S. News & World Report. For rankings: http://tinyurl.com/3mg5wym