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The Big Book of Senior Living Activities

The Big Book of Senior Living Activities

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Senior living communities must be proactive in building their offerings to appeal to potential residents and their families. The Big Book of Senior Living Activities features over 100 activities facilities can use to offer a welcoming environment and ensure an engaged, social community. Authors Jillian Thomas, CDP, and Debbie R. Bera, ADC, provide strategies to ensure a sustainable, organic, and successful resident activities program. Staff will gain the knowledge to successfully manage activities while gaining leadership, employee, and resident buy-in. No matter the clinical condition or cognitive limitation, this book offers activities that suit each individual's needs.

This book has everything you need to run a successful senior living activities program, including:

  • Strategies to adapt and modify activities to individual resident needs, including Alzheimer's and dementia patients, younger residents, residents with communication limitations, and bariatric residents
  • Detailed case studies on senior living activities
  • Tips for how to gain resident and staff buy-in

    Table of Contents:

    Chapter 1: How to Implement an Effective Activities Program for Your Facility
    Chapter 2: Sample Activity Care Plans
    Chapter 3: Holiday and Birthday Activities
    Chapter 4: Activities for Residents With Dementia and Alzheimer's
    Chapter 5: Activities for Nonambulatory Residents
    Chapter 6: Activities for Younger Residents
    Chapter 7: Activities for Men
    Chapter 8: Activities for Women
    Chapter 9: Activities for Residents With Communication Barriers
    Chapter 10: Activities for Bariatric Residents
    Chapter 11: Activities for Short-Term Rehab Residents
    Chapter 12: Activities for Residents With Behavioral Issues
    Chapter 13: One-on-One Activities
    Chapter 14: Sample Activities Calendar
    Chapter 15: Involving Residents and Family Members in Activities

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