Monthly Archives: August 2012

5 ideas to increase participation of dementia residents

Residents in retirement communities who suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia are at higher risk for being under stimulated due to their inability to initiate leisure activities or to sustain them once they are started. This is why it is so...

Exercise is Key to Fall Prevention in the Elderly

Exercise is key when it comes to fall prevention in the elderly. Statistics show that injuries caused by falls are the leading cause of death among people 65 and older, and that the risk of falling only increases with age....

5 Ways for Activities to beat the heat!

With the summer and its nice weather also comes heat and its risks. Blue skies and sunshine are true invitations to spend time outside, but we do need to pay attention to heat related problems. Here are a few tips...

Tips to keep your Activity Programs Thriving!!

Activity Professionals, along with the Administrators, Marketers, Admission coordinators and Business Office Managers often label their success based on numbers. Though the purpose behind though numbers may vary from department to department, they are by no means less important. Numbers...