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Productive Aging

AOTA's Centennial Vision has identified productive aging as a key societal need in the 21st century. Our society's rapidly aging population, increased longevity, the changing world of work, and baby boomers' focus on quality-of-life issues are some of the factors that will increase the need for services in this area.

We hope the resources below will help you in your practice. If you have additional questions, try posting them on OTConnections, a community for Occupational Therapy practitioners just like you. If you are an AOTA member, you are already signed up with OTConnections! Just use your member login and password for the AOTA website to access OTConnections.

Evidence-Based Practice

Aging Evidence

Find evidence-based practice info and the latest research to guide your practice.

AOTA Official Documents

Official Documents

Informative documents on the role and scope of occupational therapy services. Get AOTA's Official Documents here

Fact Sheets: The Role of OT

AOTA Fact Sheets

Designed for OT practitioners and other professionals to explain the role and scope of occupational therapy. Find our fact sheets here.

Tips for Living

Tips for living

Brief Tip Sheets to help people cope with a variety of health conditions and explain how occupational therapy can help. Find our tips sheets here.

Other Resources

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Find apps for Productive Aging here. Check out what we've identified as emerging niches in the Productive Aging practice area

Special Interest Sections

A group of professionals.

Network and collaborate with colleagues in your field and areas of interest, from SIS Quarterly newsletters to forums on OTConnections: Developmental Disabilities, Gerontology, Home & Community Health, and Physical Disabilities.