Rep. Boustany introduced our bill to permanently repeal the Medicare Therapy Cap in the House. Read more.
Considering an occupational therapy career? Get your questions answered, learn about OTs and OTAs, & find admissions criteria.
AOTA members can access all articles in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy and Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.
Our childhood obesity tip sheet (now also available in Spanish) has suggestions for families to become more healthy—while having fun.
Although Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia, these terms are often used interchangeably. More than 5 million Americans are living with dementia, a progressive disease that increasingly reduces the person’s cognitive skills and ability to function.
Occupational therapy practitioners work not only with people with dementia, but also their caregivers and family members. Their focus on the person’s remaining abilities, and adaptations and modifications to maintain participation for as long as possible, make them valuable members of the care team.
This section highlights resources for occupational therapy practitioners working with people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and their families.
Find out why Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is an emerging niche in OT.
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Find out how you can stand out from your colleagues with Gerontology Certification.
Networking can strengthen your practice! Discuss this topic on the Gerontology SIS forum.