201 Fun Senior Activities - Top Senior Activities, Elderly Activities, Dementia Activities, and More! (Fun! for Seniors) eBook: Mary S. Schulte: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

201 Fun Senior Activities - Top Senior Activities, Elderly Activities, Dementia Activities, and More! (Fun! for Seniors) eBook: Mary S. Schulte: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

Sensory stimulation with familiar scents. A fun activity for seniors and the elderly living with dementia.

Scent Guessing

Bean Bag Twister I'm not sure where this photo came from but here's instructions:  http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-crafts-activities/37925-bean-bag-games-to-teach-colors-to-preschoolers/

Bean Bag Twister I'm not sure where this photo came from but here's instructions: http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-crafts-activities/37925-bean-bag-games-to-teach-colors-to-preschoolers/

There is hardly anything more rewarding for activity coordinators than an increase in resident participation. Weeks of hard work are paid off!  It is even more gratifying to see a resident who repeatedly declines to join activities walk into the recreation area for a concert, game or to participate in a trivia or discussion group. Here are a few tips that may help improve participation rates at your facility. Some you may be using already, others you may not have tried for a while.

10 ways to increase activity participation

There is hardly anything more rewarding for activity coordinators than an increase in resident participation. Weeks of hard work are paid off! It is even more gratifying to see a resident who repeatedly declines to join activities walk into the recreation area for a concert, game or to participate in a trivia or discussion group. Here are a few tips that may help improve participation rates at your facility. Some you may be using already, others you may not have tried for a while.

A month-by-month calendar of events, full of activities, games & celebration ideas for seniors. A wonderful time saving resource for Activity Coordinators!

Activities Calendar for Activity Coordinators working in Senior Care

A month-by-month calendar of events, full of activities, games & celebration ideas for seniors. A wonderful time saving resource for Activity Coordinators!

Residents of Creekside Village in Beaverton love it, and it gives them a gentle workout Joe Fitzgibbon/Special to The OregonianArt Lloyd, 87, and other residents take part in beach ball volleyball at Creekside Village in Beaverton. BEAVERTON -- Mary LaBelle,...

Beach ball volleyball a hit with senior citizens

Residents of Creekside Village in Beaverton love it, and it gives them a gentle workout Joe Fitzgibbon/Special to The OregonianArt Lloyd, 87, and other residents take part in beach ball volleyball at Creekside Village in Beaverton. BEAVERTON -- Mary LaBelle,...

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