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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 txinsights.
Weekly calendars to assist with orientation, planning, and organizing.
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2024 Monthly Calendars

January 3, 2024 by txinsights.
Low-vision calendars to assist with orientation. Mark off each day when it’s done!
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Driving Cessation

October 31, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource covers considerations for driving cessation and when it is time to stop.
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Effect of Assistive Devices on Hand and Arm Posture During Activities of Daily Living (2019)

September 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
Aging and various pathologies reduce hand mobility and grip strength, decreasing the performance of ADLs and independence. ADs are generally designed to compensate for reduced physical abilities. OTs are tasked with indicating the most suitable product for each patient; however, this is often a difficult decision with limited research available. This study aimed to analyze […]
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The Dynamic Use of the Kawa Model: A Scoping Review (2022)

June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This scoping review considered articles published in peer-reviewed journals or unpublished dissertations and theses that directly investigated the use of the Kawa model. A total of 10 research articles and three unpublished dissertations met the criteria and were critically reviewed for thematic analysis.  The thematic analysis identified the following themes regarding the Kawa model and […]
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