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
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?
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.
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.
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!