Activities for Seniors

Encouraging Movement: A Healthy Benefit provided by Home Care Agencies

By patrick / October 22, 2017 / 0 Comments
Standing Senior

My mom hated exercise! She was so averse to it that she recoiled from activity completely in her later years in the skilled nursing facility. For the last ten years of her life she was completely dependent on a wheel chair to get around. I am convinced now that had she simply stood up more…

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10 Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

By patrick / February 29, 2016 / 0 Comments
Pet Therapy

My Grandma sadly suffered from Alzheimer’s for more than 20 years.  During her final years, her memory and motor skills suffered terribly. We got in the habit, as most people do, of sitting in front of the television and wasting the day away. We had no idea of the importance of activities for seniors with Alzheimer’s. The more…

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Senior Home Care Activities: Colored Sand Art

By patrick / August 11, 2015 / Comments Off on Senior Home Care Activities: Colored Sand Art
Resources for Seniors

  Enjoying creative activities with their home care provider is a fantastic way to stimulate your elderly loved ones’ minds, foster conversation and sharing, and give them an emotional boost. This activity also offers the additional benefit of tactile stimulation, which improves cognitive processing and supports better hand and joint health. Colored sand art is…

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Senior Care and taking Dad on an Outing

By patrick / June 8, 2015 / Comments Off on Senior Care and taking Dad on an Outing

It might seem as though a trip to the zoo or even the aquarium for your elderly father is too much. After all, many people feel these trips may not be practical for adults who receive some type of senior care. June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month, but don’t dismiss any such potential trip…

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