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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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