OTA Students become Certified Aging in Place Specialists

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The OTA Program In the classroom, students in the SUNY Orange Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program learn body mechanics, biology and about specific physiological conditions.  Faculty provide a foundation of understanding of typical abilities as well as a client’s unique abilities related to aging, accident, and disease.  SUNY Orange OTA students have opportunities to observe […]

TAKE ACTION: NYS Bill Proposes Aging In Place Task Force

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There is increasing focus on prevention and health rather than illness and treatment in many arenas of U.S. society.  In the planning world, this can be seen in the increasing push for walkable communities to improve the health of the citizenry.  As decades of non-walkers are showing, sedentary lives lead to preventable conditions such as […]

Multigen Housing Needs

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Moving in with Mom and Dad, or having them move in with you, or maybe inviting your grown spawn and their little spawn to shack up. For some Americans, these are a longed-for ideal; for others, a dreaded nightmare. Whatever your views, know this: The multigenerational household is on the rise. The nuclear family is on […]