Health

Therapy at home helping people with dementia

Receiving occupational therapy at home has been found to be effective for people living with dementia, according to a University of Queensland-led study.

Health

Supporting dignity at end of life

At the end of life, people may have to rely on others for help with showering, dressing and going to the toilet. This loss of privacy and independence can be confronting and difficult.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Amid COVID, schools can help families of children with disabilities

Children don't come with how-to manuals. Even if they did, they would all require a manual of their own, tailored to their unique make and model. That's why caregiving can be rewarding, as well as puzzling and demanding—particularly ...

Health informatics

Researcher creates rating system for mobile health apps

With more than 300,000 mobile health apps available, it's tough to know which ones are best, but a University of Alberta researcher has developed a way to help sort through the tangle.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Goal-oriented rehab improves recovery in older adults

Goal-oriented, motivational physical and occupational therapy helps older patients recover more fully from broken hips, strokes and other ailments that land them in skilled nursing facilities for rehabilitation, according ...

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