This easy to edit activity calendar is pre-filled with upcoming events and celebration ideas for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A perfect resource for activity coordinators working with the elderly.
Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate residents in nursing homes to attend and participate in scheduled activities. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.
There is hardly anything more rewarding for activity coordinators than an increase in resident participation. Weeks of hard work are paid off! Here are a few tips that may help improve participation rates at your location.
(the elderly) I want to be an activities coordinator at a nursing home when I graduate. I love working with the elderly, so I hope that I will graduate with a TR major with a Gerontology minor or emphasis.
senior citizens Senior folks like to make crafts that are easy to make, and suitable to do with limited dexterity. Over 30 crafts for senior citizens in nursing homes. Simple craft projects ideas for older adults.
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& state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine.
The sensory functions of elders decline as they grow older and this can impact on their feelings of well-being. Multi-sensory stimulation is becoming increasingly popular in nursing homes based on impressive results. Sensory activities contribute to the e
Ask your grandfather these fun questions on Father's Day or all year! One of the answers would be fun to put on a picture frame :) Gather your family and ask your grandparents these questions, suggested by the in-home caregivers at Home Helpers Home Care.