Category: For Recreation Staff

Creative activities for residents with dementia (McKnight’s LTC News)

Posted by Dr. El - October 3, 2014 - Dementia, For Recreation Staff, McKnight's Long-Term Care News, Something Good About Nursing Homes

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Creative activities for residents with dementia Greetings from Montana! I was in Billings last week conducting a training session for the Montana Department of Health. An enthusiastic group of over 100 LTC staff members from various departments joined the discussion and I came away with some […]

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Bodybuilder boosts seniors’ physical confidence (inspiring video from NYT)

Posted by Dr. El - June 21, 2014 - For Fun, For Recreation Staff, For Rehab Therapists, For Residents, Inspiration

This article and accompanying video from the New York Times shows the power of a compassionate and inspirational leader and the willingness and dedication of a student (who happens to be 90). Falls prevention at its best. Be sure to check out the photos in the article. And now please excuse me, I’m going to go work […]

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Cycling Transforms Parkinsons (video)

Posted by Dr. El - March 8, 2013 - For Fun, For Recreation Staff, For Rehab Therapists, Inspiration, Tips for gifts, visits, Videos

Amazing: For more on this: Why We Need More Research into Cycling and Brain Science For more on bicycles for people with disabilities: Having Fun in a Nursing Home

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