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April: National Occupational Therapy Month

Helping Seniors with Independent Living Through Occupational Therapy April is National Occupational Therapy month. Occupational therapy (OT) helps people of all ages maintain, or regain, the skills necessary to perform daily activities. Similar to physical therapy, OT provides countless benefits throughout the body. While Physical therapy focuses on improving pain in one part of the …

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 5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. In present-day America, more than 5 million people age 65 and older are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. This cognitive disease causes a decline in thinking, behavioral, and social skills that impacts a person’s ability to function independently. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s …

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Adjusting to Living in the “New Normal”

As things are slowly reopening and “going back to normal”, should precautions still be taken when going out into the world? The answer is yes. “Conditions are improving in some of the country’s major cities, but outbreaks continue to grow in others,” therefore the risk of contracting COVID-19 remains. Some states have fully lifted their …

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