Can You Afford to Die?

Death has a price tag. The average cost of a funeral is starting around $10,000. Recently, someone I know passed away and wanted to be buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York. The plot alone was $11,000. Needless to say, the family sought out more affordable options. The costs are astronomical and it’s quite clear that death is a business — a lucrative one at … Continue reading Can You Afford to Die?

Daily Inspiration: Woman Can’t Be Stopped at 102 Years Old

Ida Keeling is 102 years old and breaking track records. Her age only stands as a motivator to get up and get exercising. She began running after losing both of her sons and says it turned out to be therapeutic. In today’s video, Keeling reminds us that the biggest obstacle between someone and their goals is will power and determination. Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Woman Can’t Be Stopped at 102 Years Old

Daily Inspiration: Virtual Reality Helps Couple Relive Past Experiences

Nathan Windsor has worked for over a decade doing music therapy for nursing homes. He recently decided to start incorporating virtual reality recapture happy moments. The couple featured in this video are in their 90s and have been married over 60 years. During those years they traveled frequently, harboring souvenirs from their adventures. Due to age and limited mobility, they are no longer able to … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Virtual Reality Helps Couple Relive Past Experiences

Adaptive Clothing Breaks the Mold

The greatest features of modern society are tolerance and innovation. Thanks to this, people are finally able to reap the benefits of progressive thinking. Adaptive clothing is specifically designed to increase mobility for disabled, elderly and special-needs children and adults. While sneakers with Velcro clasps and ‘grandma’ pants with elastic waists aren’t new, this concept goes a step beyond. Magnetic closures, sensory friendly and anti-strip … Continue reading Adaptive Clothing Breaks the Mold