Heading home to share in the holiday spirit with Mom and Dad this year? Gathering to celebrate and reconnect with family and friends for the holidays is a highlight for all, young and old. Going "home for the holidays" also provides an opportunity - especially for long-distance caregivers and adult children - to evaluate the ever-changing needs of their aging loved ones.
Keep these tips from top-of-mind-when visiting with your aging parents, family members and loved ones this holiday season.
November 28, 2012
November 27, 2012
On December 8, AMC Theatres (AMC) and the Autism Society are giving families with special needs an opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment with the "Sensory Friendly Films" program.
November 19, 2012
Holidays often mean traveling to visit friends and family who don't live near us. These activities that we don't do everyday, such as spending hours in the car or getting on an airplane, may be challenging when you are traveling with a family member who has special needs. Our Autism Family Resource Center has compiled tips that might make holiday traveling a more enjoyable experience for everyone involved.
November 14, 2012
With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, now's the time to start planning your menu and accommodations for guests with disabilities. Holidays can be stressful, but we compiled a list of tips to ensure that you can spend your time enjoying those around you instead of worrying about accessibility.
November 11, 2012
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November brings cooler temperatures to Indiana, and now is a great time to find inspirational films to watch while you're wrapped up in a blanket drinking hot cocoa in front of the television! Here's a list of films with a disability focus that you might enjoy:
November 8, 2012
Cooking can be fun and exciting, but aging, arthritis, or a physical disability may seem like a barrier to creating tasty treats and meals. We compiled a list of tips that may assist you with your next culinary project. Because everyone is different, these tips may need to be adjusted or adapted to your needs.
November 6, 2012
Since 1997, National Family Caregivers Month is observed every November to draw attention to the challenges that many family caregivers face, as well as to advocate for caregivers and to raise awareness to the community programs that support caregivers.