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Senior citizen activities

Discover a wide range of fun and engaging activities for senior citizens to stay active and enhance their overall well-being. Explore top ideas to make the most of your golden years.
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When I started my first Activity Director job, I was only a few years out of college. While I had worked with seniors in a skilled nursing community before, nothing quite prepared me for taking on an Activity Director role. Here are a few things I wish someone had told me in those first few weeks, months, and years.

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lisa
As an Activity Coordinator, things can get really busy and there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day.  It’s hard to sneak away time at your desk for notes or planning because every activity is so hands on.  Well, I have come up with a list of 10 activities most seniors should be able to do independently so you can take some time to work at your desk, plan activities or just catch up on emails.   1. Gardening Club I just set out supplies on a table, zip lock of dirt, flower pot, seeds Assisted Living Activities, Enrichment Activities, Art Therapy Activities, Easy Activities, Activity Ideas, Activities For The Elderly, Ot Activities For Geriatrics, Physical Activities, Group Activities For Adults

As an Activity Coordinator, things can get really busy and there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day. It’s hard to sneak away time at your desk for notes or planning because every activity is so hands on. Well, I have come up with a list of 10 activities most seniors should be able to do independently so you can take some time to work at your desk, plan activities or just catch up on emails. 1. Gardening Club I just set out supplies on a table, zip lock of dirt, flower pot…

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Brittany Charnley
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It’s no secret that staying active and engaged is important for everyone, especially the elderly. Fortunately, there are a variety of fun games that can keep seniors’ minds sharp while providing an enjoyable activity. From classic board games to more modern tech-based ones, there are many fun and entertaining ways to keep elderly people entertained.

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annet waxler
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One of the best things about party games is that they can be enjoyed by people of all ages. However, senior citizens often have the most fun, as they are not afraid to let loose and have a good time. Here are some of our favorites that are sure to get everyone laughing and having a great time

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Yolandi Burger
Most long term care facilities have some residents who are ‘loners’ or ‘introverts’; they enjoy being in their bedrooms and do not often pursue interaction with others. Assisted Living Activities, Senior Assisted Living, Art Therapy Activities, Work Activities, Activity Ideas, Physical Activities, January Activities, Cognitive Activities, Winter Activities

In most senior care communities, there are residents who prefer solitude or have introverted tendencies. These individuals enjoy being in their bedrooms and often choose not to actively seek interactions with others. In this article we cover: Loners vs. Introverts: An Important Distinction Common Reasons for Choosing Solitude Mental Illness and Social Alienation Considerations Isolation in Senior Care: Addressing the Challenges 15 Activities for Loners and Introverts

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JoAnna Priest