Interview With Michelle Eliason Of Aging With Purpose LLC

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Interview with Michelle Eliason Of Aging with Purpose LLC

Michelle Eliason established Aging with Purpose LLC in 2016 as a consulting company promoting livable environments, health and wellness through aging, and aging in place.

With her 8+ years of experience in the elder care industry along with her experience as a Director of Rehab in skilled nursing, Michelle saw a need in the community and decided to be a solution.

She is currently the founder and owner of an outpatient clinic, Buffalo Occupational Therapy, Adjunct Faculty in an OTA program, Strategic Development Chairperson for NYS Occupational Therapy Association, Coordinator of NYS OT Entrepreneur Collective, Lead Occupational Therapist for the National Brain Injury Institute, and mentor for occupational therapy entrepreneurs through "Own iT : OT" Start-up resources and mentorship occupational therapy practitioners.

In This Podcast:
02:20 – Introducing Michelle Eliason
09:42 – Michelle’s story
18:11 – What made her decide to go on Full-time?
23:00 – Be a M-E-N-T-O-R
27:31 – Find a problem bigger than you
33:17 – Would Michelle consider doing private pay OT consulting?
37:39 – are there any are there contract contacts you recommend for mentorship within your specialty can all therapies to be certified dementia practitioner within your specialty and this thing?
45:13 – Michelle’s first eval
49:01 – Where can you get Michelle’s program?
49:57 – What is Michelle’s biggest failure and how did she turn it around?
56:15 – “Faith and trust the process.”
57:33 – Where can you reach out to Michelle?
01:03:20 – Last parting wisdom from Michelle

Website: www.buffalooccupationaltherapy.com

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Dr Michael Chua PT, DPT

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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