This easy to edit activity calendar is pre-filled with upcoming events and celebration ideas for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A perfect resourc
Easy Sun Catchers with Coloring Pages
Getting another month out of an already existing bulletin board at the nursing home. I asked every one of my residents what they were thankful for and made a Tree of Thanks!
DIY Birdfeeder Kids Craft | Fun indoor activities for kids
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?!
49 Amazing Craft Ideas for Seniors
Senior folks like to make crafts that are easy to make, and suitable to do with limited dexterity. Over 30 crafts for senior citizens in nursing homes. Simple craft projects ideas for older adults.
Sensory Boxes & Other Ideas to Stimulate the Senses
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 emotional and physical health of people living with dementia. Sensory activities can be non-verbal; thereby crossing cultural boundaries.
Residents of a nursing home engaged in making lap throws...2 pieces of fleece, back to back...snip edges and tie to secure...really turned out cute...you can also stuff them for a pillow....the best part is...when I visited with the ladies making them...they were all so happy and involved...a great activity for anyone really...
Paddle Balloon Game Great for playing games at nursing home, assisted living facility, or with grandma and grandpa..ok, could also play with kids.