One of the members of the sub-acute care team that probably is involved with all stroke survivors is the speech-language pathologist (or SLP). The speech-language pathologist is involved in a few different types of recovery. All of these are connected to the mouth and the related systems. And all of these will hopefully improve the…

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There are many aspects of senior health that can be improved through occupational therapy. Seniors who need occupational therapy include seniors who are having trouble carrying out activities of daily living (ADLs). Let’s discuss occupational therapy and senior ADLs as it applies to one of the awareness topics for November.   Bladder Health Month November…

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Since November is National Hospice/Palliative Care Month, we are going to address this question: What does palliative care mean for the patient?   The Initial Challenge of Palliative Care For many people, the concept of palliative care is something that is difficult to discuss. We like life and being active. Although we may not understand…

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