Ron is quadriplegic, in a motorized wheel chair for 38 years. With every reason to be bitter, angry, and depressed, he has the attitude of a winner. He has earned a Master’s Degree, written a book, started a camp for disabled youth, become a recognized painter, and has spoken to over three million people with a message of inspiration and hope. How has he overcome his tragic accident to live a life that matters?
Is your aging loved able to be safe and happy on their own at home? What signs should you look for, and what are your options? This is almost never an easy transition for families. But when safety and happiness are at stake, you want all the help you can get. This show has that for you.
Here’s a group of dozens of youth who can be mobilized with a few phone calls. They learn the value of service, and the good feeling that comes from helping others. Andrey says, “I asked God to show me my purpose in life, but I wasn’t prepared for His answer!”
It’s amazing how this works! When some people help other people, both the giver and the receiver experience a blessing. That’s what happens at this family shelter. And it happens every day when the focus is on the two main things everyone needs. Cathe says, “After 18 years of doing this, I have never grown tired of helping people give and receive hope and opportunity”.
AAPR surveys say that 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as long as they can. The challenge is to make sure independence doesn’t become isolation. Our guest explains the critical importance of nutrition, socialization, and cognitive engagement. These keys will help the loved one be happy and healthy while still having their independence at home.