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Inspired By Her Grandmother, This Designer is Making Custom Tableware to Improve the Lives of Dementia Patients

‘Eatwell’ merges form and function to make the simple act of feeding oneself easier, and more dignified for those suffering from cognitive impairments. Sourced through Scoop.it from: magazine.good.is "A complete tableware set created specifically for patients suffering from cognitive impairments." See on Scoop.it – Occupational Therapy Inspiration

Can virtual reality help stroke patients recover arm movement?

Patients who have impaired arm movement due to stroke can benefit from virtual reality therapy, suggests a new study, after participants regained use of paretic limbs. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.medicalnewstoday.com See on Scoop.it – Occupational Therapy Inspiration

Severely impaired stroke survivors regain arm function after intensive physical therapy

Time may heal all wounds, but in the case of stroke survivors, the key to better recovery is to spend more time in an intensive physical therapy program, according to a University of Florida… Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.medicalnewstoday.com See on Scoop.it – Occupational Therapy Inspiration

Biogen Reports Its Alzheimer’s Drug Sharply Slowed Cognitive Decline – NYTimes.com

An experimental drug for Alzheimer’s Disease sharply slowed the decline in mental function in a small clinical trial, researchers reported Friday, reviving hopes for an approach to therapy that until now has experienced repeated failures. Source: mobile.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – Occupational Therapy Inspiration

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