Speech Therapy for the Aging Population

Normal aging often results in decline in memory and other cognitive functions, hearing impairment, and chewing and swallowing difficulty.

A Speech & Language Pathologist can assist in preserving and sharpening cognitive/executive functions such as memory, planning, organizing skills, judgment, reasoning, and language skills (i.e., word finding).

A Speech Language Pathologist can also provide aural rehabilitation to maximize hearing acuity and ability. Dysphagia, or disordered swallowing, is common in the aging population. A Speech Language Pathologist can teach compensatory and remediation strategies to improve swallowing as well as modify diets to ensure safe swallowing.

Rehabilitation Speech Therapy

For adults who have sustained brain injuries (e.g., a CVA/”stroke”), illness, or disease, communication skills are sometimes impaired.

Resulting disorders can include any of the following: Aphasia (language disorder), Apraxia (impaired speech), Cognitive-Communication difficulties, Dementia, Dysarthria (slurred speech), and Dysphagia (swallowing disorder).

A Speech Therapist can teach strategies to compensate for deficits and provide remediation to maximize preserved skills.

Physical Therapy for Adults
Would you believe in a non-drug treatment that works for arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer pain, Parkinson's, and improves your strength and endurance?

According to the American Physical Therapists Association, Physical Therapy can restore or increase strength, range of motion, flexibility, coordination, and endurance -- as well as reduce pain.

Take arthritis, for example: It is the most common cause of disability in the USA with more than More than 20 million individuals facing severe limitations in function on a daily basis.

People diagnosed with arthritis can avail themselves of Physical Therapy exercises focused on strength, range of motion, balance, and coordination that to reduce swelling.

Regarding osteoporosis, Physical Therapy can help with weight-bearing exercise earlier in life as a preventive measure and with extension exercises to keep posture erect.

Physical Therapy can also help alleviate some of the pain associated with cancer. The correct exercises after mastectomy can reduce swelling and improve range of motion. The physical therapist in conjunction with a specialist, can determine the right exercise and right amount based on clinical judgment so that the person can be an active participant in his/her in recovery and gain a sense of control of the recovery process itself.

Whether you receive Home Health Care, are in a Rehabilitation Center or in Skilled Nursing Facility, a Physical Therapist from Infinite Services can be the right support you need in your path to recovery!

Occupational Therapy for Adults

According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) “promote the health and participation of people, organizations, and populations through engagement in occupation”

OTs and OTAs provide assistance in activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, grooming; instrumental activities of daily living including home and financial management, rest and sleep, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation.

They also develop and implement health and wellness programs to prevent injuries, maintain function, and improve safety

Rehabilitation Services by an OT and/or an OTA can include:

• Training in self-care skills, specifically every day activities such as feeding or eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, and toileting

• Providing training in the use of adaptive equipment, compensatory techniques, and environmental modifications to increase safety and independence

• Training in functional mobility such as how to prepare a meal while using an ambulatory device

• Addressing behavioral health needs of clients, such as depression or anxiety, in collaboration with other facility staff.

Occupational Therapy and Health Promotion

Occupational Therapists believe that “health is strongly influenced by [individuals] having choice and control in everyday occupations” and as such, occupation is a determinant of health.

OTs are trained to view a person holistically in the context of their daily lives, across the lifespan. For example, they can develop injury prevention programs for adult workers, or educate seniors on home and activity modifications to prevent falls or identify and provide adaptations to cars so that seniors can drive more safely.

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Monolingual & Bilingual SLPs with Certification of Clinical Competence (CCCs)

Certified Occupational Therapist , OTR
Certified Physical Therapists /PTR

Monolingual SETTS
Monolingual & Bilingual SLPs on Clinical Fellowship Year (CFYs) Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, COTAs Physical Therapy Assisants / PTA Licensed Clinical Social
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Our Vision is to be known by all for consistently responding to requests for service with a sense of urgency and delivering therapy services of high quality to both children and adults in the five boroughs, no matter how remote the location for services might be or how short the mandate for them.

Our Vision reflects our passion for making a positive difference in the life of the children and adults receiving therapy services as well as in the life of the therapist who provides them.
Our Mission at Infinite Services is to make a positive difference in the life of children by addressing their Special Education needs with a sense of urgency, with quality, increasing their level of ability and with a relentless commitment to progress. We believe that every child has potential and our Mission is to bring out that potential. We are guided at all times by the values of inclusion, cultural sensitivity and genuine caring.

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