Activity director

Discover innovative activity director ideas to engage and inspire your community. Enhance the quality of life for your residents with these exciting activities and events.
Assisted Living Week Ideas, Nursing Home Activities, Assisted Living Activities, Senior Care Activities, Senior Assisted Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Facility, Nursing Home Crafts, Senior Citizen Activities

When I started my first Activity Director job, I was only a few years out of college. While I had worked with seniors in a skilled nursing community before, nothing quite prepared me for taking on an Activity Director role. Here are a few things I wish someone had told me in those first few weeks, months, and years.

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Friends, Senior Assisted Living, Senior Carer, Assisted Living Activities, Assisted Living, Senior Care, Nursing Home Activities, Senior Communities, Senior Citizen Activities

When I started my first Activity Director job, I was only a few years out of college. While I had worked with seniors in a skilled nursing community before, nothing quite prepared me for taking on an Activity Director role. Here are a few things I wish someone had told me in those first few weeks, months, and years.

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Nikki Wheyland
Monthly Activities, Work Activities, Group Activities For Adults, Assisted Living Activities, May Activity, Nursing Home Activities, Memory Care Activities, Enrichment Activities, 5 Ways

I've worked in activities for over ten years, and I have found that there are some activities that you just have to have on the activities calendar! While these activities may be staples, they can easily lose their charm for both you and the residents when done over a long period of time. Here are a few ways to spice up the classic activities on your calendar! In this article we cover: Alternatives to Traditional Bingo Coffee Chats with a Family Theme Rise & Shine Exercise Group Go Exploring…

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Amy Huff Harlan
As an Activity Coordinator, I definitely know how it is to work under a budget and as a former teacher, I know how it is to work with practically no budget too! So I’ve compiled a short list (I’m sure I’ll add to as I think of them) of some free resources that any Activity Coordinator or Director can use. 1.http://www.supercoloring.com Website for drawing tutorials and printer friendly coloring sheets. The drawing tutorials in particular have been well received in my activities. 2.http://www.you Assisted Living Activities, Nursing Home Activities, Activity Director, Activity Centers, Monthly Activities, Work Activities, Activity Ideas, Memory Care Activities, Elderly Activities

As an Activity Coordinator, I definitely know how it is to work under a budget and as a former teacher, I know how it is to work with practically no budget too! So I’ve compiled a short list (I’m sure I’ll add to as I think of them) of some free resources that any Activity Coordinator or Director can use. 1.http://www.supercoloring.com Website for drawing tutorials and printer friendly coloring sheets. The drawing tutorials in particular have been well received in my activities…

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Brittany Charnley