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Meet Marie: A Stroke Survivor & Oakwood Member

Meet Marie: A Stroke Survivor & Oakwood Member

On August 3rd, 2007, Marie went upstairs to take some medicine for a migraine she had been having. Unfortunately, the medication had no effect on alleviating the pain, and the next thing Marie knew, she was waking up in the hospital. Marie had found herself lying in a...
The Science Behind Creative Therapy

The Science Behind Creative Therapy

Have you ever heard the theory of left versus right-sided brain dominance? As we know, the brain is divided between two symmetrical hemispheres, and this theory suggests that you can determine which side of the brain is more dominant depending on a person’s...
Mobility Awareness Month: Treating The Body After Stroke

Mobility Awareness Month: Treating The Body After Stroke

The month of May is incredibly busy when it comes to national holidays! Of course, our calendars have all been marked for Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, and Memorial Day – but what about National Mobility Awareness Month? This entire month is dedicated to bringing forth...
Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month – an opportunity to shed some light on the disease, its symptoms, and why it is so gravely important to uplift those who battle with this illness every day. There is currently no known cure for Parkinson’s Disease (PD), but...
Jail N’ Bail 2022: Thank You!

Jail N’ Bail 2022: Thank You!

Oakwood’s most notorious nonprofit mobsters have finally been set free! Thanks to our community’s generous support during this year’s Jail N’ Bail event, our jailbirds were able to make bail and fundraise a grand total of over $60,000! Now, our Board of Directors and...