Community Engagement for Disability and Aging Research - CEDAR Midwest

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Women's 100m T52 Final | Dubai 2019

Congrats Kerri!

Final of the Women's 100M T52 on day 7 of the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. Results Gold: Kerry Morgan (USA) Silver: Teruyo Tanaka (Japan...

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

We hope you'll join us in celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Find out how you can get involved and see our updated list of employment resources for people with disabilities and their families, employers, service providers, and policymakers.

Older Adults and Clinical Trials: a webcast by Marie A. Bernard, MD.

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Join us tomorrow afternoon when Dr. Susy Stark will be presenting on Fall Prevention in honor of Fall Prevention Awareness Month.
Fall Prevention Webinar
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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Have you heard of Fall Prevention Awareness Day?

Today is Fall Prevention Awareness Day! What can you do to prevent falls?

National Council on Aging

Older adults should feel confident they have a team to help prevent falls. Watch @NCOAging's #Facebook video on Sept. 23 @ 12:00 p.m. ET to learn how family, #caregivers, and #health care professionals all play a role in keeping older adults healthy. #FPAD2019

NCOA is the nation’s leading nonprofit service and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them.

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6 Steps to Prevent a Fall (2016)

• Falls are NOT a normal part of aging, and you have a team to help prevent them! Watch this award-winning video showing 6 simple steps which prevent falls. #FPAD2019

You might think you're never going to fall, but the truth is 1 in 3 older adults fall every year in the U.S. The good news is that most falls are preventable...

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A Harvard lab is using accessibility devices that use sound to allow the visually impaired to envision stars. How cool!

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Lego just released audio and Braille instructions. They did it because of a blind man who never gave up.

Go Lego!
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washingtonpost.com Matthew Shifrin and his babysitter came up with a way for blind people to build Legos. Almost a decade later, Lego is finally releasing similar instructions to customers.

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Surfing With a Disability

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Surfing with a disability!

nytimes.com Several nonprofit groups cater to surfers with disabilities, both physical and cognitive.

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Opinion | The Dignity of Disabled Lives

nytimes.com The burden of being perceived as different persists. The solution to this problem is community.

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Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft?

nytimes.com Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.

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08/15/19: Employment for People with Parkinson’s Disease: Team Based Strategies and Resources

Free webinar next Thursday from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

sralab.org August 15, 201912:00 to 1:00 pm. CST Description: People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) exit the workforce on average five years earlier than people without PD due to motor, cognitive, communicative, and effective symptoms. Early employment interventions utilizing rehabilitation counseling could he...

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - July - The Office of Minority Health

Did you know that July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month?

minorityhealth.hhs.gov During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) will launch a free and accredited e-learning program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals. This new program is part of OMH’s Think Cultural Health E-learning Curric...

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A great resource on how to stay cool during these hot summer days! #OT #research #summertime #NIH

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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

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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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Washington University Occupational Therapy Services Washington University Occupational Therapy Services
4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, 63108

Washington University Occupational Therapy Services is a part of the Washington University Physicians. We provide general and specialty patient care in the clinic, home, school, workplace and community environments.

Washington University Occupational Therapy Program Washington University Occupational Therapy Program
4444 Forest Park Avenue, Campus Box 8505
St. Louis, 63108

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

TIP Partners LLC TIP Partners LLC
7901 Harlan Ave
St. Louis, 63123

Our mission is to deliver individualized solutions, products, and modifications to maximize function, independence, and quality of life.

Esquire Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Esquire Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
1202 Bellevue Ave
St. Louis, 63117-1704

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Specialists.

TIP Therapy TIP Therapy
7901 Harlan Ave
St. Louis, 63123

• founded in 2013 • Handmade in St. Louis, Mo. USA • Appropriate For Pediatrics through geriatrics • Skillable for all Diagnoses • Multidisciplinary Assessed • Documentation Support Available

My Little Sunshine Pediatric Therapy My Little Sunshine Pediatric Therapy
St. Louis, 63130

Providing Occupational Therapy in the community at homes, parks or other locations to help meet the needs of children.

Aperion Care Hidden Lake Aperion Care Hidden Lake
11728 Hidden Lake Dr
St. Louis, 63138

Aperion Care Hidden Lake provides you with independent and assisted living homes and apartments as well as personalized post-hospital care and rehab.

Quality Home Health Care, LLC Quality Home Health Care, LLC
5000 Cedar Plaza Pkwy, Ste 240
St. Louis, 63128

Home Health Agency providing outstanding skilled nursing, medical social work, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and physical therapy services.

PS Kids, LLC PS Kids, LLC
6022 S Lindbergh Blvd Ste 100
St. Louis, 63123

PS Kids, LLC is a leading provider of quality pediatric therapy services & developmental programs for children birth to age eighteen. Visit our website at www.ps-kids.com

Come Play, STL Come Play, STL
3115 S. Grand Blvd #224
St. Louis, 63118

Come Play, STL exists to serve children and families through a holistic non medicated approach to pediatric mental health utilizing medical professionals.