Posts Tagged ‘activities’

For the birds: fun activity for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementia…

November 15th, 2011 No Comments

Not all birds fly to Florida for the winter! The hungry birds that stay North can provide hours of productive activity for those who have Alzheimer’s or other related dementias. People can not only watch frolicking birds outside their windows, but they can also make creative bird feeders, giving them a sense of accomplishment. Click for’s helpful list of fun bird-feeding activities!

Activities for home-bound seniors

November 18th, 2010 No Comments

Do you know a senior who is home-bound? This is an important topic in elder care NJ. With more and more baby boomers entering retirement, the numbers of those who are home-bound will continue to increase. Chronic illnesses, disabilities, and dementia are just a few reasons seniors become tied to their homes. It’s important for these folks to remain active, regardless of their location. Jeffrey Johnson, co-founder of Visiting Angels home care has written an article on this topic. He offers tips and examples of activities. Read the article here: