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Free Music Playlists for the Elderly

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

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15 Activities for Loners and Introverted Seniors

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.

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Interesting comparison of Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Care Facilities in how they provide care and who they provide care to.

Interesting comparison of Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Care Facilities in how they provide care and who they provide care to.

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Infographic: Do you need long-term care insurance?

Seventy percent of people who reach the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives. Is long term care insurance right for your financial situation, or is a savings and investment strategy best for you?

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Identifying Needs of Clients entering Long Term Care

Learn how to identify the needs of new clients entering nursing homes. Learn how to identify the needs of clients entering nursing homes. This article contains detailed instructions on how to conduct a resident assessment which can then be used to create a care plan.

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How to motivate residents in long term care

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.

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How to motivate residents in long term care

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This activity board is designed to be used in a long term care unit with Alzheimer's or other dementia residents. It is really neat! They are expensive. If you can make one yourself please do and donate it to a facility near you!

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