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October 2015 - Posts

When OTs Wore White Shoes

Help Fight ALS
October 30, 2015 12:13 PM by Debra Karplus
You probably have never heard of either Ray Spooner or Lynda Holman but both could use your help. Ray is a 56 year old nurse midwife living here in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. I have known him and his family for many years. Ray is a fascinating man with Read More...
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Helmets for Falls?
October 27, 2015 11:18 AM by Debra Karplus
It seems that I attend a lot of funerals these days, mostly of parents of my friends. At this recent funeral, the deceased had been a lively 93 years old. A bad fall at home and a nasty bump on the head lead to complications that ended her life rather Read More...
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Baby Boomers and Joint Pain
October 16, 2015 1:09 PM by Debra Karplus
In the 1960s and ‘70s, a good number of baby boomers, post-war people born between the years 1946 and 1964, were rolling, lighting up, and passing around marijuana joints. (Just for the record, that activity was never part of my repertoire!) Now, forty Read More...
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