Age Is Not A Disability

As a social worker, working with disabled individuals and their families, I know that a disability can occur at any age.  But what exactly is a disability?  I don’t need to tell anyone who cannot get out of bed in the morning due to paralysis of the lower limbs, or someone who cannot swallow food, what the definition of disability is, They know it. They live it.  Read More

By:  Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCRC, CCLCP, Originally printed in Solutions Magazine, Summer 2009; reprinted in CARP- A New Vision of Aging in Canada, January 2011

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