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

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Armchair Travel takes people to faraway places without leaving home. It provides a sensory experience and the opportunity to learn about exotic lands and important past events in a meaningful manner. This is a wonderful activity for seniors living in nursing homes and suitable for people with dementia.

Armchair Travel: A Sensory Experience for Seniors

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Most long term care facilities have some residents who are ‘loners’ or ‘introverts’

15 Activities for Loners and Introverted Seniors

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Yellow activity pillow for those with Alzheimer's or other dementia. $10 from every item goes to the Alzheimer's Association!

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Spas are luxurious, but you can have a frugal version at home quite cheaply!

DIY spa day | I Pick Up Pennies

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5 great activities that will not only help keep aging adults happy, but it can benefit their cognitive ability and overall health as well.

Page Does Not Exist - FirstLight HomeCare

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Memory Book for Dementia. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

Memory and Orientation Books

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The Montessori method is being used to successfully engage Alzheimer’s disease patients, and it’s an idea that’s gaining traction in the caregiving community.

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What is activity in dementia care? Get the free video today!

Video Describing 'Activity' in Dementia Care?

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4 innovative and meaningful employee engagement activities that work! (and why)

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music for elderly

Song Lyrics for Sing-Alongs for Seniors

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These shaving cream rain clouds were a fun, easy and beautiful activity to do with kids. Watch as the "rain" falls down from the clouds!

Shaving Cream Rain Clouds

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Pool "noodles" and balloons. Staying active and having fun all at the same time! Aspen Senior Center http://aspenseniorcenter.com/

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SENIOR ACTIVITIES PLANNING GUIDE

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Rejuvenated garden therapy program for seniors

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Montessori Activities for the Elderly I wish I had know of this a few years ago.

Montessori Activities for the Elderly

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Chair Crazy Golf for Dementia Patients. Working on forward flex ion for completion of functional transfers

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To keep in my purse when visiting a nursing home.

Family Question Card Game by Laurrie - Playing Cards 54 Designs

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BEYOND BINGO ... ACTIVITIES WITH PIZZAZZ At a senior community, people have the same basic needs as at any age—the need to laugh and have fun, to sing and dance, to learn and explore, to play and beyond-bingo-activities compete, to get outside and enjoy creation. In short: to live life to its fullest.

Beyond Bingo: Activities at Today's Senior Communities

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for camping or home...I love this!

Starry, Starry Day Constellation Keychain Activity Kit

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the Montessori Method for Dementia program, a novel approach to combat dementia that has been rolling out in day centres and nursing homes across the country over the last few years.

Using the Montessori method to combat dementia

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Fun and Meaningful Family Activities for December Printable

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Just finished my reusable JEOPARDY BOARD - pockets made with card stocks using template from itsayummylife.com - questions are written on halved index cards

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Name That Candy! game - use for the Un-Valentine program j

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Nice little gift to show appreciation for police officers you know. This would make a great project for elementary school kids to give officers in their community.

“Survival Kit for Police” Pattern - Gifts U Can Make

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