12 days of Alzheimer activities to engage the person with dementia.

Try out these 12 days of Alzheimer activities that you can do to celebrate the holidays. These activities are, appropriate for all stages of dementia and are easy for caregivers to implement.

OT treatment idea for low level dementia patients. Perfect for purposeful activity (familiar & fun!) and sensory stimulation. Just print and play. | SeniorsFlourish.com

Domino Match Game for Patients with Low Level Dementia

OT treatment idea for low level dementia patients. Perfect for purposeful activity (familiar & fun!) and sensory stimulation.

Compression for Lymphedema: An effective protocol for a common yet overlooked post-stroke complication  http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Compression-for-Lymphedema.aspx

Compression for Lymphedema: An effective protocol for a common yet overlooked post-stroke complication http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Compression-for-Lymphedema.aspx

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease InfographicPinned by OTToolkit.com. Treatment plans and patient handouts for the OT working with physical disabilities and geriatrics..

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic

Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals

Saving Cent by Cent: Frugal Indoor Activities for Children During Winter (Part 2)

Kids would love to decorate their own rings and put their names on them. When their ring lands around the roll there could be a special activity or prize. Great idea - thanks for sharing it! DIY Paper Plate Ring Toss Game - great for kids!

diy shuffleboard for occupation based activity

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: DIY Shuffleboard Showdown- I know what I'm doing in SNF rehab next week!

12 Engaging Activities for Seniors with Dementia: Reduce Agitation and Boost Mood

12 Engaging Activities for Seniors with Dementia: Reduce Agitation and Boost Mood

Bilateral Activities for the Nonfunctional Hand  Therapists should use each and every opportunity to incorporate the hemiparetic hand into daily functional tasks—even when the hand is non-functional. http://icelearningcenter.com/resources/therapy-tips/bilateral-activities/bilateral-activities-nonfunctional-hand

Bilateral Activities for the Nonfunctional Hand Therapists should use each and every opportunity to incorporate the hemiparetic hand into daily functional tasks

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Activities in Nursing and Assisted Living Overview

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Activities in Nursing and Assisted Living Overview Caregivers Tips & Tools Kat Morris Realtor Your Property Matters LLC

Occupational Therapy treatment tips and tools for pediatrics and school-based therapy using mostly free or inexpensive materials and items you can find around the home.  Great resource and many ideas here!

31 Days of Occupational Therapy with Free Materials

Occupational Therapy clothes line to use in geriatric population or rehab to increase stand/sitting balance, activity tolerance, and BUE strength and endurance.

CVA: Occupational Therapy clothes line to use in geriatric population or rehab to increase stand/sitting balance, activity tolerance, and BUE strength and endurance.

For a different way to work on fine motor skills, while standing or seated, play Tic Tac Toe with marbles/beads and golf tees.  Push 9 golf tees into a block of styrofoam, and then use two different colors of marbles or beads to play Tic Tac Toe.

For a different way to work on fine motor skills, while standing or seated, play Tic Tac Toe with marbles/beads and golf tees. Push 9 golf tees into a block of styrofoam, and then use two different colors of marbles or beads to play Tic Tac Toe.

Check out these tips from other OTs that work with the older adult population. Find this tip "Help prevent caregiver burnout." and MORE at SeniorsFlourish.com | #OT #geriatricOT

OTs Reveal Their 35 Top Tips When Working in Geriatrics

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