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  1. Occupational Therapy Can Help Alzheimer’s Patients

    Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is a constantly evolving process, seemingly changing from day to day or even hour to hour. In the morning, your loved one may be perfectly content to reminisce over family photos and enjoy a walk around the neighborhood; while later in the day, the person may become[…] Read More…

  2. Nightingale Homecare Explains the Benefits of Occupational Therapy

    Don’t let the title fool you: you don’t need an occupation to benefit from occupational therapy! Just ask any of our retired senior clients who receive OT services to enhance their ability to perform daily tasks of living, and who are experiencing a higher quality of life as a result. Here are just a few[…] Read More…

  3. Occupational Therapy Gets Seniors Up and About After Hip Replacement Surgery

    There’s great news for octogenarians and even nonagenarians when it comes to healthy hips: hip replacement in older seniors is on the rise, and not only is it safe for those in reasonably good health, but is recommended by experts to reduce pain and restore mobility. But what’s the best method of recovery following hip[…] Read More…

  4. How to Prevent Unnecessary Hospitalizations with Occupational Therapy

    We hear it all the time: “What’s the point of occupational therapy when I’m retired from my occupation?” While comments like this one may be tongue-in-cheek, the reality is that many people downplay the role that occupational therapy plays in recuperating from an illness, injury, or hospitalization – and, in preventing future occurrences. The Arizona[…] Read More…

  5. Debunking Common Senior Psychotherapy Misconceptions

    Change can be hard for all of us, but consider for a moment the depth of change experienced in aging. The elderly encounter changes in health, in self-identity, in their roles and responsibilities and relationships with others. Loss of friends and loved ones becomes more common, along with loss of physical ability and sometimes mental[…] Read More…