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Older Adult Fall Prevention: Core Concepts

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Falls are among a leading cause of physical injury, disability, and death for the older adult population and are connected to the interrelated aspects of cognition, physical abilities, and the environment. This handout details fall prevention concepts related to these aspects of fall risk for older adults and provides education, insight, and ideas for patients, […]
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Chair Yoga

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Yoga is a beneficial mode of exercise for all populations and can improve flexibility, strength, and mental health. Some people may not be able to safely engage in traditional yoga, and require chair-level modifications. This handout covers a variety of yoga exercises that can be performed in the chair.
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Clinical Guide to Addressing Mild Cognitive Impairment

March 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
What is mild cognitive impairment (MCI)? Is it something that we treat? If you’re looking to get a solid foundation in MCI, this guide is for you! Albert, M. S., DeKosky, S. T., Dickson, D., Dubois, B., Feldman, H. H., Fox, N. C., … & Phelps, C. H. (2011). The diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment […]
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Reaction Time + Driving

March 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy material provides simple education on reaction time and how it is associated with driving as well therapy activities that can improve reaction time, and a handout portion covering driving tips to combat slower reaction time.
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Lifestyle Choices to Support Brain Health

February 29, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout covers a variety of lifestyle choices that support brain health. Gomes Gonçalves N, Vidal Ferreira N, Khandpur N, et al. Association Between Consumption of Ultraprocessed Foods and Cognitive Decline. JAMA Neurol. 2023;80(2):142–150. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2022.4397 Martini D. (2019). Health Benefits of Mediterranean Diet. Nutrients, 11(8), 1802. Paluch A., Bajpai S., Bassett D., Carnethon M., Eklund […]
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Driving Readiness Self Assessment and Considerations

January 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Use the following self-rating questions related to barriers to return to driving to assess self-awareness of limitations and guide discussion about aids, devices, and/or strategies that can assist with working toward the goal of operating a vehicle again. Coleman, R.D., Rapport, L.J., Ergh, T.C., Hanks, R.A., Ricker, J.H., & Millis, S.R. (2002). Predictors of driving […]
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Refilling Medications

January 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy material works on skills required for refilling medications.
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2024 Weekly Calendars

January 3, 2024 by Megan Berg.
Weekly calendars to assist with orientation, planning, and organizing.
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