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So far Celeste Carlucci has created 29 blog entries.

OT Practice

2019-07-19T20:39:31-04:00

Joy in Motion Molly V. Strzelecki OT Practice, the American Occupational Therapy Association’s trade magazine, did a feature piece on FallStop’s fall prevention program. Read the Joy In Motion article. An OT practitioner teams up with a fitness instructor to develop a community-based program in fall prevention and education. First, it was Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, then newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, followed by quite a few other notable women—for a while, taking a tumble seemed to be the injury du jour. But like many trends—leg warmers, pet rocks, mosh pit dancing— falling down is [...]

OT Practice2019-07-19T20:39:31-04:00

8 Tips for Safe, Mindful Walking

2019-07-19T20:40:38-04:00

Put your mind in your feet. 53% of falls in healthy older adults occur while walking. When we go about our business each day, we probably never ask ourselves whether we’re walking safely. When we rush, multi-task, and are distracted we’re less likely to be aware of those broken sidewalks, uneven surfaces, cracks in the pavement, that last staircase step. It is very important that we walk mindfully. Here are eight tips to reduce the risk of slips, trips, near-misses and falls while walking. Read my guest post article on Thrive Global.

8 Tips for Safe, Mindful Walking2019-07-19T20:40:38-04:00