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For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Here are some wonderful garden activities for the elderly.

How to start a Garden Club for Seniors

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.

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

It is important to help motivate our loved ones as they grow older. Here are some ways you can help, even if they are in a long term care facility.

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.

15 uplifting activities for people confined to bed

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.

20 activities for the elderly with dementia. The following ideas may be used on a one-to-one basis and others may be suitable for small groups depending on their abilities. These dementia activities are designed to promote and maintain existing skills.

20 Practical Activities for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Developing practical, efficient and meaningful leisure programs for people with Alzheimer's Disease requires creative thinking.

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

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!

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

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.

Beautiful scrapbooks made from recycled magazines. Make them to suit the interests of individuals. A wonderful activity for seniors living with dementia.

Recycled Magazine Scrapbooks

Beautiful scrapbooks made from recycled magazines. Make them to suit the interests of individuals. A wonderful activity for seniors living with dementia.eep Alzheimers and other Dementia sufferers hand's busy to minimize boredom, sundowning and anxiety

Reminiscing trivia for seniors in nursing homes. There are two ways to play this game. Great for people living with dementia or Alzheimer's.

Things that go Together Quiz

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This fun and simple game is great for seniors including people living with dementia. Includes well known sayings, idioms and proverbs that they will remember fr

Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game

Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game: This fun and simple game is great for seniors including people living with dementia. Includes well known sayings, idioms and proverbs that they will remember from their past.

The Price is Right Game Activity, Activities for Seniors

The Price is Right Game

The Price is Right Game Activity, Activities for Seniors; consider having comparison price sheet for common items in earlier years etc.

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Reminiscing, engaging in conversation, cognitive exercise Interactive Games

Developing practical, efficient and meaningful leisure programs for people with Alzheimer's Disease requires creative thinking.

20 Practical Activities for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Join Golden Carers for of activities and resources for caregivers working with the elderly. Includes a month by month activity calendar. New content released weekly!

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