According to the 2018 AARP Travel Trends survey, this year will be a big year of travel for boomers. Many say they want to travel to relax and rejuvenate…and not bring work along on the trip.
DISABILITY FOSSILISED IN MYTHS, LITERATURE, THEATRE, FOLKLORE, BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY
Stereotypes are groups of attitudes which have little or no basis in reality and yet persist in cultures. Stereotyping reduces the individuality and character of people to false social constructs. This leads to name-calling and violence towards the subjects of stereotyping, undercutting the humanity of the victims.
Fire crews are making headway in California, but they still have work to do. Since the onset of the fires, there’s been an outpouring of donations via money, volunteers and items. Organizations from all over continue to receive a “generous” amount of donations, according to Pam Nold, executive assistant at United Way of the Wine Country. Due to the large number of donated items, numerous organizations stress that financial assistance is the best way to help out at the moment.
Below is a list of charities focused on helping hurricane victims in Puerto Rico:
Americares is providing medicine and medical supplies, and responding to recovery needs as they arise.
Since 2010 Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach have toured the United States with Handicap This!, a two man stage show with a message of tolerance and inclusion. Mike is a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy; Tim has served as Mike’s aide for over 14 years. The pair have captivated and motivated educators and students with their motto: “Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.”
is a downloadable booklet from the SCI Project at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Covers everything from locating and hiring to training and paying personal assistants. Includes forms, checklists and resources.
Ways to Help Following Hurricane Harvey & Hurricane IrmaSpread the word about the Hurricane Hotline, 800.626.4959 or firstname.lastname@example.org Like,
The torrential and unceasing rainfall in the Houston area is expected to lead to more than 50 inches of rain and catastrophic flooding. Tens of thousands spent the weekend in shelters and countless others are stuck in their homes. Emergency dispatchers are overwhelmed.
A SHIFT IN THOUGHT
As baby boomers begin to downsize, they are discovering their grown children do not want their stuff. In fact, they recoil in something close to horror at the thought of trying to find room for collections of Hummels and Thomas Kinkade paintings.