As you will probably agree, quality healthcare is in everyone’s best interest. Good healthcare is the key to our independence, productivity, happiness, overall welfare and well-being. But it’s difficult for anyone to achieve good health care on their own. For … Continue reading

Occupational therapy (OT) is the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with a physical, mental, or cognitive disorder. Occupational therapists also focus much of their work on identifying … Continue reading

Inflammation can lead to serious health issues. Last December we explained how inflammation is our body’s response to serious problems but when immune cells overreact, it can have devastatingly negative effects. One of the common conditions caused by the negative … Continue reading

Depression can affect anybody. And its effects can be devastating, not just to the individual who suffers from depression. But also for friends and family members. It is a debilitating condition that stops people from carrying out everyday tasks. It … Continue reading

Good news for time-starved, health-conscious people (and nowadays, who isn’t?). Researchers find that short, intense stair climbing has a surprising amount of health benefits. Despite the health benefits of regular exercise, most people lean heavy on a couple of reasons … Continue reading

A recent study shows that reading books can help us live longer by as many as two years. As a bonus, the more frequently you read, the longer you live. The benefits of reading books goes beyond the knowledge gained … Continue reading

A quick bite on your way to work, a working lunch, and grabbing take-out on your way home can wreak havoc on your health. But it’s a trap we all fall easily into. Some studies show that less than 20% … Continue reading

Watching a good dancer glide across the dance floor can be super entertaining. Just look at the success of the recent film, La La Land. But what most people don’t know is that getting off the couch to dance is … Continue reading

Deciding what to eat for breakfast, choosing every night before bed what time to wake up in the morning or planning to exercise in the morning or after work—these are known as micro-decisions. And they actually slow down our thinking … Continue reading

February is American Heart Month and a great time to think about the simple things we can do for better heart health. Despite all the awareness, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in our country, accounting … Continue reading