Heartfelt Lessons from a Journey with MS

Heartfelt Lessons from a Journey with MS

Multiple sclerosis affects about 400,000 people in the United States, and about 2 1/2 million worldwide. There are approximately 200 new cases diagnosed each week in the United States. Rates of MS are higher for those who live further from the equator.  While anyone can develop MS, it generally targets those between the age of 45-64 and seems to be more common in women than men. Even though there are many challenges with this disease, there are heartfelt lessons we can learn from a journey with MS.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

I was in the home of a veteran recently; he had served in WWII.  At 94 years of age he shared how he had dodged bullets and land mines.  He had stories most of us could never imagine. He explained how at such a young age; he was invincible, but today, he’s afraid of the stairs. It was difficult for him to comprehend how his life had changed…

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The Avengers - What's Your EndGame?

The Avengers - What's Your EndGame?

Life has a way of throwing obstacles on our paths, not to hurt us but to present us with options on how we may wish to move forward. Spectators gaze upon the warriors of this world who are strategizing to be victorious in the end game. What many don’t realize until many maneuvers later, is that the universe has given a unique present called the gift of struggle. Those who have been given this gift are heroes in the making. Super heroes look different than you think they should.

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Stair Lift Mobility Cost and Concerns

Stair Lift Mobility Cost and Concerns

Stair lifts can be scary business. You may be an individual who is trying to help your aging parent and at the mere mention of the word, your parent gets agitated – why is that? Perhaps Mom thinks the stair lift you are suggesting is going to aim her head first down the staircase!  Not true – stair lifts carry the user in a gentle fashion sideways, but Mom has no way of knowing that just yet. Sharing this article with your family member could be the first step to drawing them out of fear and encouraging them to be safe.

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