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Judi Siegert, OTR/L, COS-C, Porter Hills Home Care Clinical Manager, Therapy With summer in full swing, we have already experienced some high temperature days, and some high humidity. What are some things that we can do to defend ourselves from heat related illnesses? Click here to view the W read more.
I have been an Occupational Therapist for nearly 3 decades and over the years I have asked my fracture patients this question: “Where did you fall?” The most common answer is always, “in the bathroom.” We won’t count the woman who fell while standing on the toilet seat trying to han read more.
Clinical Manager, Therapy As I began doing some research about skin cancer in the last couple of weeks, I was amazed at how many things about it I didn’t know. It is the most common form of cancer. 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Yet, for decades, tann read more.
Throughout my years of practice in home health care Occupational Therapy, I have seen how the majority of seniors live; sometimes not very safely! We all get set in our ways and resist change but sometimes that change is necessary to keep us safe and independent in the comfort of our home. In part read more.
As my parents have aged, currently 87 and 92, my sisters and I have continued to research the resources available to allow them to age in place. They enjoy life, with their crazy little dog, in a senior community apartment in Grand Ledge. We have found that our biggest challenge is keeping them read more.