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.

How to motivate residents in long term care

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.

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

Free Music Playlists for the Elderly

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

Laughing doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body. Laughter has been clinically proven to strengthen your immu

The Importance of Laughter in Long Term Care Facilities

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors. Reminiscence is a wonderful past time for the elderly and is suitable for those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors. Reminiscence is a wonderful past time for the elderly and is suitable for those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors

Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

This activity board is designed to be used in a long term care unit with Alzheimer's or other dementia residents. It is really neat! They are expensive. If you can make one yourself please do and donate it to a facility near you!

This activity board is designed to be used in a long term care unit with Alzheimer's or other dementia residents. It is really neat! They are expensive. If you can make one yourself please do and donate it to a facility near you!

70% of people who reach the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives, but is long term care insurance right for your financial situation? It's expensive, and a savings and investment strategy might be better for you. In-home care is another option. Take a look at the information in this graphic to help make your decision.

Infographic: Do you need long-term care insurance?

70% of people who reach the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives, but is long term care insurance right for your financial situation? It's expensive, and a savings and investment strategy might be better for you. In-home care is another option. Take a look at the information in this graphic to help make your decision.

Interesting comparison of Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Care Facilities in how they provide care and who they provide care to.

Interesting comparison of Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Care Facilities in how they provide care and who they provide care to.

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!

How to host your own Mini Olympics

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!

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