Bean Bag Twister I'm not sure where this photo came from but here's instructions:  http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-crafts-activities/37925-bean-bag-games-to-teach-colors-to-preschoolers/

Bean Bag Twister I'm not sure where this photo came from but here's instructions: http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-crafts-activities/37925-bean-bag-games-to-teach-colors-to-preschoolers/

Elderly people who are confined to bed for long periods of time because of diagnosis or frailty often experience severe mood swings. They get tired of sitting or lying down, become bored with life and miss social contact with others.

15 uplifting activities for people confined to bed

Elderly people who are confined to bed for long periods of time because of diagnosis or frailty often experience severe mood swings. They get tired of sitting or lying down, become bored with life and miss social contact with others.

Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don't want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock. Ideal reminiscing game for seniors.

What's In the Bag

Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don't want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock. Ideal reminiscing game for seniors.

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.

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.

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.

Reminiscing with the elderly is a wonderful way to validate the lives of individuals and provide seniors with a sense of purpose, especially those suffering from dementia.  Reminiscing activities  also encourages social interaction and promote interpersonal skills.

Reminiscing Activities for Seniors

Reminiscing with the elderly is a wonderful way to validate the lives of individuals and provide seniors with a sense of purpose, especially those suffering from dementia. Reminiscing activities also encourages social interaction and promote interpersonal skills.

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