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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of mental practice on stroke patients’ upper extremity function and activities of daily living (ADL). 332 more words

Upper Limb

You Don’t Want to Be Old in These States

LOCKHART, Texas—The call from the nursing home came just before dawn, jolting Martha Sherwood awake.

During the night, fire ants had swarmed over her 85-year-old mother, injecting their stinging venom into Natalie Sealy’s face, arms, hands and chest. 149 more words

Anything LTC

What Was That I was Supposed to Remember?

No matter what your age, we all forget things “once in a while” such as where we put our glasses or an occasional task or appointment that we have to do. 202 more words

Caregiving

Understanding Your Options, Part 1: What is Assisted Living?

Advances in medicine and improved environmental conditions have allowed us to live longer, healthier lives. In fact, the number of Americans in their 80s and 90s—and beyond—is expected to grow dramatically in coming years. 406 more words

Cala

Ants

Like all of our neighbors, we have millions of tiny black ants that live in the soil around our house and probably in all the walls. 609 more words

Caregiving

Everyday Athletes

You’re not the athletic type.  You never went out for high school sports, don’t carry a tennis racquet, or Yoga mat.  You may be under 35, or over 50.   202 more words

Exercise

dmv frenzy!





Wednesday I went to the Texas DMV.

I think the woman at the Texas DMV was a little worried about me.

She explained what buttons to push on the machine I could not outsmart. 122 more words

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