The OT who has done specialization in geriatrics assists senior with their day-to-day activities, and aids them to overcome the challenge & the problem they are facing.
The OT uses several techniques and procedure in order to help the patient. S/he provides devices that can make their daily activities easier, offers them personal care that helps them live as long as possible through education, rehabilitation technique, exercises, etc. They also support people with permanent loss of function, provides the recommendation for food, sensory simulations, instruction for improving the environmental condition, etc. They also impart education to the family members on how to provide care to the handicapped.