Occupational Therapy

Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.

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  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) A federal government program that pays benefits to low-income individuals. In order to qualify, individuals must be age 65 or older, blind or disabled.
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