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Stress and the 24 Hour News Program

Carl is a 73 year-old man with diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis.  He has upper body obesity and lower extremity neuropathy due to diabetes.  Up until a year ago, Carl was fairly active.  An ankle sprain was the catalyst to ...

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Fetal Tuck Reflex

There is research to support the theory that primitive reflexes and movement patterns (like the ones seen in babies) re-emerge in late stage Alzheimer’s disease.  It’s not that the reflexes “come back”, because they never really went away.  It’s because ...

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Behavior-Based Ergonomics Therapies- A Good Thing

  When I developed the Head, Hands, Heart Dementia Assessment System ten years ago, I had no idea that I was really developing a behavior-based ergonomic tool.  I thought I was using my occupational therapy background to flush out function amidst cognitive ...

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