(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.
The sensory functions of elders decline as they grow older and this can impact on their feelings of well-being. Multi-sensory stimulation is becoming increasingly popular in nursing homes based on impressive results. Sensory activities contribute to the e