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

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!

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. Here are some wonderful garden activities for the elderly.

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

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.

Long-Term Care #infographic A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some 90% of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home. At mhealthtalk.com, I write about various solutions for independent living, and many of the topics apply to assisted living as well.

Long-Term Care #infographic A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some 90% of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home. At mhealthtalk.com, I write about various solutions for independent living, and many of the topics apply to assisted living as well.

Homemade Non-Skid Socks    We used diabetic/circulatory socks (perfect for swollen feet).  After washing the socks without fabric softener, we decorated the bottoms from heel to toe with fabric puff paint.  Lines, dots, squiggles!  You just have to make sure to use thick lines when making your designs so that there is plenty of traction on the bottoms.  Leave socks flat and let dry for at least 4 hours.    These are going to a nursing home, but they are great for anyone!

Homemade Non-Skid Socks We used diabetic/circulatory socks (perfect for swollen feet). After washing the socks without fabric softener, we decorated the bottoms from heel to toe with fabric puff paint. Lines, dots, squiggles! You just have to make sure to use thick lines when making your designs so that there is plenty of traction on the bottoms. Leave socks flat and let dry for at least 4 hours. These are going to a nursing home, but they are great for anyone!

Making an Adult Bib with or without collar, pattern included. Great for nursing home residents! I can get creative and use up some of my scrap fabric too.

Making an Adult Bib with or without collar, pattern included. Great for nursing home residents! I can get creative and use up some of my scrap fabric too.

Cut regular pool noodles in 3rds and use them as bats. Bat around a balloon in a circle. Great for residents in nursing homes.

Cut regular pool noodles in 3rds and use them as bats. Bat around a balloon in a circle. Great for residents in nursing homes.

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Science for Seniors - Use Science to Engage Residents in Current Events

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Science for Seniors - Use Science to Engage Residents in Current Events

Wouldn't this make a nice gift at nursing homes? Just because I can and love to give!! I bet the gc nursing home would love some

Wouldn't this make a nice gift at nursing homes? Just because I can and love to give!! I bet the gc nursing home would love some

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