Ending the week on a positive note…

Next week is June 2021. How?! While May is not officially over, it was a good month that highlighted areas that are supported by occupational therapy practitioners. This included a focus on stroke and mental health awareness. As we move forward to June, there is a sense of hope due to vaccine availability and stabilized …

Ending the week on a positive note…

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month and Stroke Awareness month, I have provided a wealth of resources in these two areas, in addition to resources for home care occupational therapy, AOTA and AOTF webinars, and more! These stories have helped my week end on a positive note. Occupational therapy 13-year-old Cedar Rapids girl excited …

Ending the week on a positive note…

May appears to be the month for many observances. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, contains Teachers’ Appreciation Week, and so much more. In addition to observances, there are also celebrations with Mother’s Day being celebrated this Sunday. I hope everyone is able to …

Ending the week on a positive note…

Hopefully, where you live, fall is flexing its 'best season ever' muscle! Where I live, I am at the perfect intersection of fall hues and cooler temperatures. The aesthetics of fall provide my senses with an opportunity to self-calm at an otherwise hectic time. Currently, schools, universities, hospitals, and other community institutions where occupational therapy …

Ending the week on a positive note…

Hi Summer!! I am sure many of us in some way shape or form have experienced some intense summer weather this week. Hopefully, you all have some way of beating the heat—backyard pool or a nice shaded area outside. I recently read that homebuyers are looking at features of homes in a different light. There …