(the elderly) I want to be an activities coordinator at a nursing home when I graduate. I love working with the elderly, so I hope that I will graduate with a TR major with a Gerontology minor or emphasis.
There is hardly anything more rewarding for activity coordinators than an increase in resident participation. Weeks of hard work are paid off! Here are a few tips that may help improve participation rates at your location.
During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine
30 Life Questions You Need to Ask Your Grandparents
Ask your grandfather these fun questions on Father's Day or all year! One of the answers would be fun to put on a picture frame :) Gather your family and ask your grandparents these questions, suggested by the in-home caregivers at Home Helpers Home Care.