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!

How to host your own Mini Olympics

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 immu

The Importance of Laughter in Long Term Care Facilities

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.

70% of people who reach the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives, but is long term care insurance right for your financial situation? It's expensive, and a savings and investment strategy might be better for you. In-home care is another option. Take a look at the information in this graphic to help make your decision.

Infographic: Do you need long-term care insurance?

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Most long term care facilities have some residents who are ‘loners’ or ‘introverts’

15 Activities for Loners and Introverted Seniors

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)

Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors. Reminiscence is a wonderful past time for the elderly and is suitable for those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

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.

How to motivate residents in long term care

It is important to help motivate our loved ones as they grow older. Here are some ways you can help, even if they are in a long term care facility.

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State Long Term Care Campaign Gives Hope for Reverse Mortgages Nationwide

Think you are too young for long-term insurance? Think again. Learn more.

Long-Term Care: By the Numbers

Will You Be Able to Afford Long Term Care? [Infographic]

Will You Be Able to Afford Long-Term Care? [Infographic]

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.

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.

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

Free Music Playlists for the Elderly

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.

The Importance of Laughter in Long Term Care Facilities

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.

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