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Doctor insights on: How Can I Not Feel Lonely As A Disabled Person

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I feel labeled as a disabled person, what can I do to cope?

I feel labeled as a disabled person, what can I do to cope?

Disabled but Enabled: Disability is a relative term. First define for yourself what "you" consider being disabled. Most people feel enabled when they view their supposed "disability" from a different perspective. Don't think about what you cannot do, but rather what you still can do...This is so much more empowering and often quite illuminating. Do things in a different way if you can't do them the same as before! ...Read more

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How can I stay safe in my home as a disabled person?

How can I stay safe in my home as a disabled person?

Accomodation: Depending on the type and extent of your disability, there are a number of things that can be done to modify your home to allow you to continue to live there. There are also companies that can provide home-health services to help care for you. Your doctor should be able to point you in the right direction if this is what you want. ...Read more

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How can I get people in the public to help me as a disabled person?

Noni....: It is not good to make people feel sorry for you...You must try to do it by yourself and demonstrate that beside the disability you can! ...Read more

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How am I vulnerable as a disabled person in my home?

How am I vulnerable as a disabled person in my home?

Vulnerable to ??: What? Falls? Injury? Infectious disease? Crime? Probably yes, but with precautions and appropriate assistance there is no reason that you can't be safe healthy and happy on your home. ...Read more

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What mental illnesses am I at risk for as a disabled person?

What mental illnesses am I at risk for as a disabled person?

Feeling Blue...: Being 'disabled' doesn't raise your risk of mental illness as a whole; generally speaking. However the severity of your disability may lead to a "depressed" state of mind and that can lead to clinical depression if not addressed. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise would be safe for a disabled person?

Which type of exercise would be safe for a disabled person?

Depends on disabilit: Obviously this would depend on the disability . Orthopedic problems should be optimized and carefully reviewed with a physician so as not to cause further injury w exercise. Usually almost everyone can find a little something they can do. Example--swimming an alternative in people with significant joint issues in the legs because it negates weight bearing. Chk w your doctor. ...Read more

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How can a pet help a disabled person?

How can a pet help a disabled person?

Pet for disabled: Many disabled persons suffer from loneliness and depression. A pet that can give unconditional love to its owner can be of great benefit and improve the quality of life for the diabled one. The proper pet can give hours of joy to its owner and tnns of love. ...Read more

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What activities can I do with my family to help me emotionally as a disabled person?

What activities can I do with my family to help me emotionally as a disabled person?

Communication: If you are diabled, communication becomes very important. You need to tell your family what you enjoy & you need to know what they enjoy. You need to plan how your disability affects the things they enjoy a minimize & they need to plan accordingly to help you enjoy things your like to do and same for things you all like and would llike to do together. Communication is hte key. Keep lines open. ...Read more

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Can you offer some advice on caring for a disabled person?

Can you offer some advice on caring for a disabled person?

Care for caregiver.: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fixing-families/201109/self-care-the-caretaker

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