WKYT Interviews Dr. Rhodus of Engaged Aging

Check out this WKYT Investigates piece, interviewing Dr. Elizabeth Rhodus, Engaged Aging Lab founder, of Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Here, Dr. Rhodus explains her novel occupational therapy approach: “People with dementia lose the ability to initiate and to engage with the self-soothing activities, so we use a sensory-based approach to teach those mechanisms to caregivers, to help the nervous system feel calm.” ~Dr. Rhodus

Watch the full interview about this approach and other Engaged Aging community projects happening right here!


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