Occupational Therapy provides physical rehabilitation, neuro-cognitive rehabilitation and so much more to keep older adults in their place of choice throughout the aging process despite obstacles.
“Occupational Therapy is crucial in every setting and all aspects of aging.”
It is imperative you start an OT profile ASAP!
If you are 55 years or older, it may be in your best interest to contact an occupational therapist for a consult and/or evaluation to have a baseline before something happens. This is a crucial step in early detection of non age-related declines!
What can an Occupational Therapist do for me or my loved one?
Looking for an Occupational Therapist?
Buffalo Occupational Therapy is an entity under Aging with Purpose LLC offering occupational therapy services for 55+ in Buffalo, NY. Buffalo Occupational Therapy provides rehabilitation for many physical ailments including pre-op and post-op for upper body joint replacement procedures, upper body fractures, back pain resulting from stenosis or old spinal fractures, neck pain and more. Buffalo Occupational Therapy also provides evaluations and screens for many other ailments and diagnoses including dementia/Alzheimer’s to determine baseline, progression, and best course of treatment.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy is a holistic and integrative, client-centered, approach to rehabilitation. Essentially, occupational therapy treats orthopedic, neurological, cardiological, and physiological ailments and injuries using meaningful or ‘real-life’ activities and interventions instead of rote exercise to promote healing, recovery, and overall wellness. Most importantly, occupational therapy can help you in just about every area of your life using treatment approaches that are both educational and replicable in your every day life.
Independent Senior Living Collaborative
Western New York’s premier collaboration between senior apartments and therapy. Occupational therapists work in long term care facilities and nursing homes evaluating and designing programs and interventions to prevent physical and mental declines to maintain all current functions. Early intervention is key!! Occupational therapy is now in the community practicing the same function in order to keep people out of these facilities!