I saw this picture on etsy about a year ago. I thought it would make a beautiful bulletin board. So I changed the words from "there's snowplace like home" to "there's no place like our nursing home". It turned out like this:-)
Are you doing the same types of activities over and over again with your assisted living residents? Then check out our list of 14 different types of activities to see if you can add a bit more variety into your senior activity program! #senioractivities #senioractivityprogram
Despite the new PDPM regulations adding a new level of stress on therapists across the nation, Katie Johnson-Evers and her therapy team at a south Kansas City RehabCare facility wanted to do something special for their residents this year. The therapy staff of nine full time therapists were brainstorming ideas for Fall group therapy when ... Read More about SNF Group Therapy: A “No-Fall Festival”
Looking to offer more faith-based activities for your senior residents? Keep reading to find ideas on fun spiritual activities, like a Choir Rehearsal or a Monthly Fellowship Breakfast, that you can add to your nursing home or assisted living facility calendar! #faithactivities #churchactivities #senioractivityprogram
Laughing doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body. Laughter has been clinically proven to strengthen your immune system, activate and relieve your stress response and stimulate many organs. In this article we cover: Sometimes Laughter is the Best Medicine 10 Benefits of Laughter Tips for Adding Humour to your Facility 10 Activities to Make People Laugh The Importance Of Laughter In Long Term Care Facilities ›
Do your residents enjoy watching television game shows? Consider adding the game shows to your monthly activity calendar with these following tips. Get more senior activity ideas at notjustbingo.com TODAY!
As an Activity Coordinator, I definitely know how it is to work under a budget and as a former teacher, I know how it is to work with practically no budget too! So I’ve compiled a short list (I’m sure I’ll add to as I think of them) of some free resources that any Activity Coordinator or Director can use. 1.http://www.supercoloring.com Website for drawing tutorials and printer friendly coloring sheets. The drawing tutorials in particular have been well received in my activities…