Pom-Pom Branches - easy ideas for entertaining! Great for fall or match colors to the party theme. Would also be neat for daycare kids to use as a worry tree. When they are worried, they glue a poem poem to the branch and then let their worry go.
Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cogn
Salt, glue and watercolor paint process art activity - NurtureStore Glue and watercolor paint process art explorations :: STEAM lesson plans :: art provocations Need excellent hints on arts and crafts?
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.
The Activities for Seniors Facebook Group provides even more opportunities to share ideas and support one another - or just have a friendly chat. It's a hive of activity and ideas for activity coordinators working in senior care, dementia care, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. What a wonderful and supportive community we have! Connect now if you haven't already.
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
For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Many nursing homes now provide specially designed ‘memory gardens’ and ‘wander gardens’ for residents living with dementia.