Name: Carolyn Sithong
Position: Occupational Therapist and Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Company: Home for Life, Consulting and Design
Personal Bio (1 paragraph for introduction): Carolyn has a Master\'s degree in occupational therapy and provides environmental modification solutions through her company, Home for Life, Consulting and Design. She is nationally certified as an Aging in Place Specialist by the National Association of Home Builders and is founder of the Central Florida Aging in Place Chapter, a grass roots organization created to increase Aging in Place awareness and promote a multi-disciplinary approach to healthy senior home and community living.
Topic Title: Occupational Therapy and Aging in Place: Ensuring Quality of Life in the Home
Topic Description (1-2 sentences): Occupational therapists play a key role in making sure an environment where someone lives is one that supports an ability to engage in life practices as opposed to one that inhibits. This presentation will invite you to see an environment through the eyes of an occupational therapist and describe how acess to all areas of the home leads to participation in activities of daily living and provides the opportunity to enjoy the world around them.