• Breathe Easier with Home Modifications

    Pulmonary issues refer to the lungs, affecting breathing which may prevent the body from getting enough oxygen (Office on Women’s Health). Because of these issues, common side effects include wheezing, chronic cough, shortness of breath and a tightness in your chest.    The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) offers these tips to living at home with… Read more »

  • Register Now for the April CEU Program

      LifeWise Renovations®, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “Ventilator Weaning of the Traumatic Brain Injured Patient.” Gregory Schuetz, BS, RRT-ACCS, will be presenting this CEU event on Wednesday, April 26 from 5:30 – 7: 30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. There are two (2)… Read more »

  • Helping Balance Through Home Modification

    At least one out of every three adults over the age of 65 falls each year, but falls are not a natural part of the aging process, via the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA). Therapists and health care professionals help to reduce and prevent falls for their patients. Some risk factors most important are… Read more »

  • Register Now for the March CEU Program

    LifeWise Renovations®, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “Assessing the ‘Dizzy’ Patient: Clinical Tests to Improve Your Differential Diagnosis.” Michael Woodward, MPT, will be presenting this CEU event on Wednesday, March 22 from 5:30 – 7: 30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. There are two… Read more »

  • The Importance of Functional Testing

    The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) defines Functional Testing, or a Functional Capacity Evaluation, as an assessment to evaluate an individual’s capacity to perform work-related or other daily activities. This compares the individual’s health status, and body functions and structures to the demands of the job and the work environment, and the ability to complete instrumental… Read more »

  • Register Now for the February CEU Program

    LifeWise Renovations®, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “Functional Testing in Rehabilitation.” Andrea Perrea, PT, MPT, DHS, GSC, CSCS, with over 20 years of clinical experience in home care and outpatient therapy and owner of Progressive Therapy Education, will be presenting this CEU event, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 5:30… Read more »

  • Register Now for the January CEU Program

    LifeWise Renovations®, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “What Does Our Brain Do? Neuroanatomy and Function.” Atul Patel, MD, MHSA, a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician at Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic will present this CEU event, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.… Read more »

  • Register Now for the November CEU

    LifeWise Renovations, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Roles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Sports Recreation and Outdoor Pursuits (It’s Not Just About the Bike).” This CEU event will be presented by Jeff Snell, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Edward Armstrong, Adaptive Sports and Recreation Specialist, on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from… Read more »

  • Register Now for the October CEU Program

    LifeWise Renovations, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “Vision Rehabilitation After TBI or CVA.” This CEU event will be presented by Raegan Hain, M.S., OTR/L, CBIS from Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. There are two (2) CEUs available.  Objectives List six common… Read more »

  • Register Now For September’s CEU Event

    LifeWise Renovations ®, in conjunction with Carondelet Home Care, is proud to present, “Tone Management for Improved Function.” This CEU event will be presented by Jenna Price, OTR/L and Michelle Ahern, PT, from the Rehabilitation Institute of KC on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. There are two (2) CEUs available. … Read more »