Guest blogger Michelle Seitzer shares with our community her recommendations for best practices in activity programming for dementia care. When I was hired as an activities director for an assisted living community near Valley Forge, PA, I was a newly minted college graduate with an English degree and four years of volunteer experience. Sure, I had a lot of passion for the senior population, but I knew almost nothing about the practice of working with and for them. I quickly learned that…

Guest blogger Michelle Seitzer shares with our community her recommendations for best practices in activity programming for dementia care. When I was hired as an activities director for an assisted living community near Valley Forge, PA, I was a newly minted college graduate with an English degree and four years of volunteer experience. Sure, I had a lot of passion for the senior population, but I knew almost nothing about the practice of working with and for them. I quickly learned that…

As many as 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 fall each year.  With close to one third of those susceptible to injury, adaptive clothing can be an important resource in the recovery process.

As many as 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 fall each year. With close to one third of those susceptible to injury, adaptive clothing can be an important resource in the recovery process.

The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to caregivers and professionals. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to caregivers and professionals. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.

The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.

4th Annual Alzheimer's Symposium in New Braunfels TX - September 10th    Register for a free day of learning, support and great food:  http://sodaliselderliving.com/registration/

4th Annual Alzheimer's Symposium in New Braunfels TX - September 10th Register for a free day of learning, support and great food: http://sodaliselderliving.com/registration/

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