Activity Directors have traditionally planned and understood the importance of continuing their resident’s religion within the facility. Often multiple religious activities are planned weekly in order to meet the needs of those they serve. Things they are changing, though. According to a study conducted by the PEW Research Center from 2012 to 2017, approximately 27% […]
Shep’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary is a refuge for abandoned old dogs in the Kansas City area. It is named after Shep, a 10-year old rescue beagle, whose gentle spirit and utter good-dogness convinced his owners to start a place to help others like him.Shep’s Place is located in..
A treatment commonly used for Parkinson’s can also help patients with Alzheimer’s. Source: Scientists found a new way to slow Alzheimer’s progress One of the biggest tragedies of Alzheimer’s is by the time patients suspect something is wrong, there’s usually not a whole lot that medicine can do to help. The disease causes buildups of […]
Sensory cart technology helps people living with dementiaDeveloped by Experia, the Sensory Cart has a number of features designed to help those suffering with dementia to relax; the cart also helps de-escalate stressful and upsetting situations experienced by those suffering with different forms of the disease.Offering a number of benefits to the user, the Cart houses […]
Sensory cart helps calm children with autism during hospital visits Useful for Dementia, and Behavioral Health Activities
Source: Sensory cart helps calm children with autism during hospital visits
October is Photographer Appreciation Month! We can’t wait to see the photos our future Activity Director share… https://t.co/3f2BwzWPMu
by Guest Writer & Author Renee Gibbons I walk into the Senior Assisted Living Facility every Saturday morning with a rolling suitcase filled with my motivational movement bag of tricks. At least 10 seniors, some in wheelchairs, are already waiting for me. Others are hurrying in (okay maybe not hurrying in) to take their seats. They […]