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.

The Importance of Laughter in Long Term Care Facilities

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.

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Making a fall leaf wreath with kids, craft, children, elementary school, paper plate! An leafs

I want to be an activities coordinator at a nursing home when I graduate. I love working with the elderly, so I hope that I will graduate with a TR major with a Gerontology minor or emphasis. And how fun does this look?!

(the elderly) I want to be an activities coordinator at a nursing home when I graduate. I love working with the elderly, so I hope that I will graduate with a TR major with a Gerontology minor or emphasis.

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The Chair Activity Bingo Game features seated stretches and simple movements that must be completed in order to mark your game card. Perfect for use with older adults, classrooms with limited space, or anyone with limited mobility.

Encouraging the elderly to participate in scheduled activities can be challenging. Lack of engagement is a common problem. 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

Encouraging the elderly to participate in scheduled activities can be challenging. Lack of engagement is a common problem. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.

art time for the elderly making bird houses

art time for the elderly making bird houses make it a collaborative group effort me stack them as an art installation for the garden

Suncatchers: Activities for Dementia Patients

Capture sun with this easy craft. Learn about this suncatcher and other activities for dementia patients.

Loads of Senior Activities - By the Month

Get FREE senior activities for each of the 12 months; For activities calendars: unique calendar dates, monthly commemorations, ideas to do;

Men’s activities are challenging! The best way to find meaningful activities for men is to uncover past lifestyle choices and history - you can gather this information from residents and their families. Here are 8 tips for engaging men in meaningful activities.

Activities for Men

Men’s activities are challenging! The best way to find meaningful activities for men is to uncover past lifestyle choices and history - you can gather this information from residents and their families. Here are 8 tips for engaging men in meaningful activities.

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26 Creatively Thoughtful DIY Items to Craft and Donate to Your Local Nursing...

26 Creatively Thoughtful DIY Items to Craft and Donate to Your Local Nursing.

Dump A Day Funny Pictures Of The Day - 101 Pics

Post with 6350 votes and 1032441 views. Why is Nerf marketed to kids? I've never seen two 84 year olds have more fun.

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