How to fix common mistakes in early intervention documentation.
AOTA asked Medicare to rescind a restrictive proposal on lower-limb prosthetics.
Register today for the AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave.
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.
Information to help you in your practice.
Find out why Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is an emerging niche in OT.
Learn through Continuing Education.
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.