Answers on Aging

Episode 59: How Can An Occupational Therapist Help Me At Home?

By Todd Whatley & Sara Scott


(An interview with Heidi Hunyh, CEO of Ascend Therapy)

Learn the Top Ten Ways To Stay Independent & Active and what really IS “Occupational Therapy”?

Today Todd and Sara have a guest.  Heidi Hunyh (Win) is an Occupational Therapist from Washington State and she focuses on seniors and helping them be able to get back home and do well in their home.

Occupational Therapist are trained professionals that work with clients to help them be as independent as possible and many times stay home longer.  Our guest today does a great job explaining this and she actually has some tools and lists that you can benefit from immediately.  Please listen today and take advantage of her products she discusses.

10. Get Therapy Early

9. Social Interaction

8. Exercise & Physical Activity

7. Use Community Resources

6. Follow Medical Advice

5. Nutrition, Sleep & Hydration

4. Addressing Hearing & Vision

3. Have a Hobby & a Passion

2. Help Each Other

  1. Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help!


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Todd Whatley & Sara Scott

Todd Whatley is a Certified Elder Law Attorney with 20+ years of experience and is past President of the National Elder Law Foundations the governing organization over all Certified Elder Law Attorneys nationally. He has worked with thousands of families helping them plan for the future and get the care they need without losing everything they have to pay for care. Sara Scott is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and consultant to attorneys regarding nursing home issues and works with families to find the best level of care for their needs. She has worked with countless seniors and their families since 2008 in various capacities and has a sincere motivation for helping those individuals achieve the best quality of life possible. Answers on Aging Podcast is the life work of Todd Whatley and Sara Scott. Todd is a Certified Elder Law Attorney with 20+ years of experience of working with seniors and their families and Sara is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and consultant with over 10 years of experience. They tackle all of the hard subjects with clarity and compassion to help you and your family tackle these years with peace of mind and knowledge.

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