Washington University Occupational Therapy is now offering virtual sessions of individual cognitive stimulation therapy (iCST) with a goal of training care partners to administer sessions at home with their loved ones with dementia. What is cognitive stimulation therapy? Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is an evidence-based short term intervention created for people with mild to moderate […]
Author: Lisa Carson, OTD, OTR/L
Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
June is Alzheimer’s and brain awareness month. One reason we promote awareness of brain health is that some forms of dementia are preventable. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Just like other parts of our body, the brain needs care, exercise, and attention.