Fairy House Night Lights from Plastic Bottles: recycle craft
Turn empty plastic water bottles into adorable little fairy house night lights! Fun for a child's room or a nursery, or even the garden.
100 Art Therapy Exercises - The Updated and Improved List
The most inspiring art therapy directives on the internet today researched by Shelley Klammer.
dance and dementia
Bolton Dementia Support joined in with other organisations to learn how to use dance effectively for people affected by dementia. The Trinity Trotters evolve...
How to Get your Residents to Stay (and Not Leave) Your Physical Activities
Many seniors love doing activities, but just not physical activities. Let's face it, if you were 80 or 90 years old, you probably would have zero interest in participating too! Here are 4 tricks to get your residents to stick around for your physical activities. Get more senior activity ideas at notjustbingo.com TODAY!
Two Minute Activities for Dementia Care
We often underestimate what a kind word, a touch, a smile, a sympathetic listening ear, or a compliment can do for mental health. During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine.
How to host an Olympic Games Theme Day
Plan your own Mini Olympics for the Elderly in Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities. What a spectacular event and what a great opportunity to make your facility buzz with excitement!
Downton Abbey Tea Party + Free Printable Downton Abbey Trivia Quiz
I am SO beyond excited to share today's post with you today! It combines three of my most favorite things all in one- a good party, Downton Abbey, and World Market! I wanted my tea
8 Ways to Celebrate Birthdays in Senior Care Homes
Birthday celebrations provide an opportunity to honor elderly clients and let them know they are appreciated and valued. It is important to consider the cultural background of your clients and their personal preferences when planning birthday celebrations. In this article we cover: What does the resident want? Monthly Birthday Parties Celebrating with Family Making People Feel Special on their Birthday How to Plan a Birthday Party Tips for Celebrating the Birthday of Centenarians Suitable…
Easy Raggedy Yarn Wig Tutorial - U Create
My daughter has wanted to be a La La Loopsy Doll for Halloween since summer! I was all prepared to make her costume and it was going to rock…that is until I found exactly what she wanted to be on clearance for $7 at Wal-Mart. Are you kidding me?! I did the happy dance and […]
Paper Planes Reminiscing Game
Ideal for men, this activity will foster friendship and bring much laughter. It would be helpful if you could find a male volunteer to sit with participants and remind them of different ways to make paper airplanes.