Balance Awareness Week (BAW) takes place annually in September. This year it's being held from 18-24 September 2022. The aim of the week is to broaden understanding of vestibular (inner ear) disorders and how they affect people’s day to day lives. Those who are affected by balance issues often report that their family, friends and colleagues don’t understand what they’re going through due to the hidden nature of this condition. Many people haven’t even heard of these conditions. So, what is...
In some cases an occupational therapist must work in-home to help their patients recover or cope with day to day activities.
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Did you know that with each additional 4 oz. serving of fried food the risk increases for cardiovascular events, such as a heart attack or a stroke? A recent analysis detailed the increased risk(s) of consuming a high fried diet, as opposed to one that illustrated fried food eaten in moderation. In fact “Compared with those who ate the least fried food, those who ate the most had a 37% increased risk of heart failure” (MNT). Many are quick to blame...
Upon COVID-19’s grand entrance into the United States, society has been forced to adapt to a variety of new standards. Those who thrive through social interaction are now forced to be homebodies, children are to participate in homeschooling activities and the elderly and immunocompromised are now complete shut-ins with little to no visitors. It’s difficult to stay positive during a time full of unprecedented chaos; in fact, many are struggling to do so. A study performed in the United Kingdom found...
Home Care Toledo OH-Making the most of pediatric home care visits can mean that you need to do some planning and some brainstorming beforehand. Here are some tips.
There are many upsides to going through speech therapy in the comfort of your own home. Here are the top 7 benefits of in-home speech therapy.
Caregiver Marion OH-It is important to remember the elderly deserve to have fun. There are many fun activities that you and caregivers can help your elderly loved one with from this point on.
Senior Care Upper Sandusky OH-This year, your mom's doctor wants her to lose weight and improve her dietary habits. Whether she needs to lower her sodium intake or cut saturated fats, learn what diet plans doctors recommend.
Homecare Findlay OH-This year, more than ever, it’s important to practice safe hand washing techniques. Due to the national pandemic of COVID-19, we must limit the spread of germs.