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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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Pet Therapy in Nursing Homes

For the elderly with dementia, depression declines after they interact with a therapy animal. As well as being wonderful companions, pets also provide significant health benefits to their owners.

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Free Activity Calendar for Seniors

This easy to edit activity calendar is pre-filled with upcoming events and celebration ideas for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A perfect resourc

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Long-Term Care #infographic A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some 90% of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home. At mhealthtalk.com, I write about various solutions for independent living, and many of the topics apply to assisted living as well.

Long-Term Care #infographic A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some 90% of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home. At mhealthtalk.com, I write about various solutions for independent living, and many of the topics apply to assisted living as well.

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Generally, about 70 percent of people aged 60 and above will need long term health care services at some point in their lives. It is very important to

Generally, about 70 percent of people aged 60 and above will need long term health care services at some point in their lives. It is very important to

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