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.

15 uplifting activities for people confined to bed

Activities 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.

DIY No-Sew Sock Snowman Craft for Kids and Grownups. Such a fun DIY Gift Idea

No-Sew Sock Snowman Craft

For all those socks that have no mates! Make them into snowmen this year! DIY No-Sew Sock Snowman Craft for Kids and Grownups. Such a fun DIY Gift Idea

Sorting activities are wonderful for seniors living with dementia or Alzheimer's.

Coin Sorting: A Montessori Inspired Sensorial Activity

Montessori sensorial exercises such as coin sorting help children refine the senses and prepare them for later reading and mathematics.

Reminiscing with the elderly is a wonderful way to validate the lives of individuals and provide seniors with a sense of purpose, especially those suffering from dementia.  Reminiscing activities  also encourage social interaction and promote interpersonal skills.

Reminiscing Activities for Seniors

Reminiscing with seniors is a wonderful way to validate the lives of individuals and provide them with a sense of purpose, especially those suffering from dementia. Reminiscing activities also encourage social interaction and promote interpersonal skills.

20 activities for the elderly with dementia. The following ideas may be used on a one-to-one basis and others may be suitable for small groups depending on their abilities. These dementia activities are designed to promote and maintain existing skills.

20 Practical Activities for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Developing practical, efficient and meaningful leisure programs for people with Alzheimer's Disease requires creative thinking.

These touchy-feely sensory pouches (also known as squish bags and sensory pads) are a wonderful way to explore the senses. They are also so easy to make! Making sensory pouches is a quick and inexpensive way to make an engaging and relaxing sensory activity for people living with dem

Sensory Pouches for Dementia Care

DIT touchy-feely sensory pouches (also known as squish bags and sensory pads) are a wonderful way to explore the senses. Making sensory pouches is a quick and inexpensive way to make an engaging and relaxing sensory activi

Painted Rocks -- 29 of the MOST creative crafts and activities for kids!

29 Of The BEST Crafts For Kids To Make (projects for boys & girls!)

Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea - super simple! Great idea for those decks where few cards are missing!

Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea

Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea - super simple! Great idea for those decks where few cards are missing! - big bags for ladies, accessories and bags, shopping bags online *ad

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of residents living with dementia or Alzheimer's.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Dementia Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.

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