For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Many nursing homes now provide specially designed ‘memory gardens’ and ‘wander gardens’ for residents living with dementia.
Long-Term Care A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home.
This easy to edit activity calendar is pre-filled with upcoming events and celebration ideas for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A perfect resource for activity coordinators working with the elderly.
You Are Not Alone: 6 Steps to Reduce Senior Isolation
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)