How to host your own Mini Olympics: Plan your own Mini Olympics for the Elderly in Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities. What a spectacular event and what a great opportunity to make your facility buzz with excitement!
Laughing doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body. Laughter has been clinically proven to strengthen your immune system, activate and relieve your stress response and stimulate many organs.
Most long term care facilities have some residents who are ‘loners’ or ‘introverts’ (depression is a big problem for seniors who are alone, blue represents depression when relating to people, black outlines the blue)
Music therapy 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
Instilling a culture of humor and laughter into long-term care facilities is good for everyone and may even improve the overall functioning and well-being of your clients. It is important to incorporate funny and amusing activities into your regular program that cater to all tastes.