Why get a Flu Shot?

Make it a Flu-free Holiday Season! It’s that wonderful time of year again – pumpkins, turkeys and holiday lights abound! But there is something quite unpleasant that lurks when the temperature drops. Unfortunately, the holiday season also happens during flu season (which lasts from October through March). Here are five easy tips to keeping your Read More

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Occupational Therapy Month!

Celebrating Occupational Therapy Month By Danielle McClelland Shrimpton, COTA/L, Rehab on the Run The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework describes Occupational Therapy (AOTA, 2014b) as the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of enhancing or enabling participation in roles, habits, and routines in home, school, workplace, community, and Read More

Hydration for Health

By Patricia Barraza, RN, RD The Best Option for Hydration When working with clients on initially starting to make healthy lifestyle changes, I always ask, “What do you drink during the day?” I typically get the answer, “pop, tea, alcohol, and/or juice.” Most clients do not realize the empty calories, sugar, and other cruddy ingredients Read More