Tag Archives: Physical Therapy

Outcomes Are Poor for Hospitalized Elderly Patients

Hospitalization makes many seniors more ill

In general, we think of hospitals as places that provide good outcomes. We arrive sick and in need of care, and we leave with improved health or quality of life. But when older adults enter the hospital, these good outcomes are … Continue reading

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What is Occupational Therapy? An Interview with Julie Groves, Part Two

In part two of our interview with Julie Groves, we talk about the specific services of occupational therapy and how they can benefit families and patients near the end of life

Today SevenPonds is speaking with Julie Groves, owner of the occupational therapy organization Therapy In Your Home in the San Francisco Bay Area. Julie has been working in the field of home care since 1980, including experience in working in … Continue reading

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What is Occupational Therapy? An Interview with Julie Groves, Part One

In part one of our interview with Julie Groves, we talk about the specifics of occupational therapy and how it can improve the quality of lives nearing their end

Today SevenPonds is speaking with Julie Groves, owner of the occupational therapy organization Therapy In Your Home. Julie has been working in the field of home care since 1980, including experience in working in hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. Kimberly: How … Continue reading

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Book Review: God’s Hotel by Victoria Sweet

Dr. Victoria Sweet shares how medieval medicine and slow medicine can be used in modern hospitals to create life-changing experiences from which both doctors and patients can learn to grow

What is the most efficient strategy of providing health care? Should quality food and one-on-on doctor-patient care be replaced with high tech machines and fast-paced diagnostics? What does it truly take to turn a hospital into a community? God’s Hotel … Continue reading

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How Can Healing Physical Therapy Help? An Interview with Mark Haviland

A professional healer and alternative health practitioner explains the art of intention

Mark Haviland is a physical therapist, healer, masseuse and alternative health practitioner based in San Francisco, CA. In his business he deals often the elderly, they infirm and the dying, employing touch- and motion-based therapy to lift spirits and ease … Continue reading

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