Monthly Archives: March 2010

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    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Posted on March 31, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    March is brain injury awareness month. The elderly are at greater risk for falling and experiencing a head injury.  In this week’s feature, we talked about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and learned that falls are the leading cause of TBIs in seniors.  While today is the last day of the month, it’s never too late […]

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    Brain injuries in seniors

    Posted on March 29, 2010 by in Featured

    March is brain injury awareness month.  A brain injury can significantly impact an older adult’s ability to age in place.  Having a head injury can be a life altering experience for the individual and their family.  As an occupational therapist (OT) I’ve seen firsthand how lives change as a result of a head injury. Everyday […]

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  • Out for a spin

    Posted on March 26, 2010 by in Technology in the suite

    Getting in and out of a car can become increasingly difficult for some people as they age.  This can be even more so for people with back problems and arthritis.   A swivel seat cushion can make getting in and out of the car easier.  These cushions can rotate 360 degrees, allowing for easier turns and […]

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    Know your risk for diabetes

    Posted on March 24, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    Your or someone you know could be at risk for pre-diabetes, or even have diabetes and not be aware of it.  Yesterday was American Diabetes Association Alert Day.  According to the American Diabetes Association, 57 million Americans are at risk for type 2 diabetes.  Click here to take the Diabetes Risk Test to learn your […]

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