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.

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.

10 Deadly Sins of the Nursing Home Administrator | Nursing Home Pro

10 Deadly Sins of the Nursing Home Administrator | Nursing Home Pro

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For the elderly with dementia, depression declines after they interact with a therapy animal. As well as being wonderful companions, pets also provide significant health benefits to their owners.

For the elderly with dementia, depression declines after they interact with a therapy animal. As well as being wonderful companions, pets also provide significant health benefits to their owners.

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I was inspired to make goody bags for the labor & delivery nurses after I saw the idea  on Pinterest!  I'm officially stir crazy waiting ...

I was inspired to make goody bags for the labor & delivery nurses after I saw the idea on Pinterest! I'm officially stir crazy waiting ...

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.

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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.

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

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

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