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Occupational Therapy Month: THANK YOU to our OTs!

Did you know April is dedicated to celebrating occupational therapists and bringing awareness to the profession?

The greatest strength of occupational therapy (OT) is being able to tailor treatment plans to each patient’s individual needs, life, abilities and limitations. Occupational therapy bridges an often overlooked gap between evidence-based recovery science and the art of adaptive technologies and creative problem solving. 

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Honoring Brain Injury Awareness Month

Honoring Brain Injury Awareness Month

Every year organizations and people raise awareness surrounding brain injuries in the month of March by sharing facts, stories, and educational opportunities. The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month with #MoreThanMyBrainInjury. They aim to recognize individuals living with an injury related to a brain trauma.

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Can Caregiving Be Crisis Driven?

Can Caregiving Be Crisis Driven?

Caregiving is often found as a result of a crisis situation. We hear a lot, “If I only knew then what I know now.” As an adult child, we may often find ourselves unprepared for a loved one’s medical crisis. Creating a plan for prevention, involvement and knowledge building can help ensure your loved one is receiving the best medical care possible when an emergency happens.

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Caregiver Burnout – Tips To Alleviate Stress From A Caregiver

Caregiver Burnout – Tips To Alleviate Stress From A Caregiver

There is a mental, physical and financial toll effecting our nations caregivers. It is important to recognize all the efforts caregivers are making to care for family and loved ones. The desire to help others is healthy and very human, especially following medical episodes but ongoing caregiving can become overwhelming, and this impact can be deep.

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What is Home Care and What Types of Services are Available?

What is ‘Home Care’ and What Types of Services Are Available?

Statistics show that over 77% of people over the age of 50 want to remain in their homes as they are aging. Home care providers have stepped up to this challenge as the over 65 population (think Baby Boomers) is growing in size and are providing more opportunities for care and assistance at home than ever before.

Home care is healthcare provided by any professional support service that helps ensure a person can live safely in their own home and consists of a large range of services that can help those who are aging and need assistance to live as independently as possible, assist with chronic care management, recovery from a surgery or medical setback, or has a disability.

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