Social Issues

Filling Our Worlds, Online

There’s a great post from JudiElise on the blog Having A Unique Family where she talks about some of the internet-based activities that she fills her time with: Okay, I know it was just a couple of weeks ago and I was complaining about joining Facebook and Twitter. I take it all back now. Read [...]

Bedridden Visitor Plan Lacks Bedridden People

In a follow up news article to the last I wrote about, we have this one in England’s Echo News today, “Echo story brings flood of volunteers to help housebound“: A disabled man’s campaign to launch a befriending scheme for the housebound has received a good response – but not from the bedridden people he [...]

Essex Man’s Bedridden Visitor Plan

I spotted this in the UK’s Echo News today, under the headline My befriending plan to help bedridden people: A DISABLED man who has barely left his room in five years is trying to set up a befriending scheme for other bedbound people. Michael Halliday, who battles with Parkinson’s disease, has been bedridden since a [...]