15 uplifting activities for people with limited mobility
Elderly people who are confined to bed for long periods of time because of diagnosis or frailty often experience severe mood swings. They get tired of sitting or lying down, become bored with life and miss social contact with others.
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5 Tips to Avoid the #1 Obstacle for Activity Directors: Overwhelm
Are you suffering from the #1 obstacle for senior activity directors: overwhelm? Are you feeling burdened with care plans, outings, calendar planning, and paperwork? If so, then check out our how-to article on how to get rid of the overwhelm - once and for all! #overwhelmactivitydirector #activitydirectorpaperwork
3 Must-Have Supplies For Every Activity Director
Do you feel overwhelmed as an activity director? Well, if so, we want to share three things to help you keep on top of things as an activity director of a nursing home or assisted living facility. Click through to read our 3 MUST-HAVES for every senior activity director! #activitydirector #senioractivitydirector
School Days Reminisce Activity | Ms. Gardenia's Speech Room
One of my favorite things to reminisce with patients about is their childhood. With everyone getting back to school this week, let’s focus our attention to school days in the SNF as well. Today’s post has a free download of reminisce questions to use during therapy this week. To access these questions, visit THIS LINK. ... Read More about School Days Reminisce Activity
How to Offer High and Low Functioning Activities to Residents of Different Levels
Are you having issues creating senior activities that are appropriate for both the higher-functioning and lower-functioning residents in your nursing home or assisted living? Click through to read our how-to article on how to offer high- and low-functioning activities to residents of different levels! #nursinghomeactivities #assistedlivingactivities
5 Reasons to Make a Memory Box for Alzheimer's
For loved ones, parents or seniors with Alzheimer’s disease, a memory box can help recall events and people from the past. These memories can stimulate the senior, prompting conversation with loved ones. Whether a family photo, newspaper clipping or other prop; memory boxes hold items that bring us back to a moment in time that we […]
10 Ideas for Fun Evenings at Your Nursing Home
So, what happens in your nursing home or assisted living facility in the evenings after you leave? Are your senior residents complaining of how boring it is during the evenings in your senior facility? If that's the case, check out our how-to article on our 10 Fun Nights for you to add to your senior activity program to keep your residents entertained and engaged during the evening hours! #eveningnursinghomeactivities #eveningassistedlivingactivities #seniorfunnightgames
Why Do Dementia and Alzheimers People Make Up Stories?
Why Do Dementia and Alzheimers People Make Up Stories? Today we are going talk about confabulation, delusions and hallucinations in dementia and Alzheimers and why our loved ones lie. PLUS tips and ideas for how to protect them and ourselves as caregivers when these stories get out of control. #alzheimers #dementia