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Fall is a great opportunity for outings and activities that seniors and family caregivers can enjoy together. Celebrate autumn with these fun crafts, seasonal foods and refreshing ideas.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for activities that seniors with limited mobility can enjoy.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for activities and opportunities that can provide valuable social interaction for elders.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for encouraging seniors to participate in activities at their senior living facility.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for motivating seniors to stay involved in hobbies.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for crafty activities that seniors will love.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled some of their best ideas for activities to keep seniors mentally healthy and engaged.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for activities for blind and low-vision seniors.

Helping a loved one with dementia find activities that match their interests and physical and mental abilities can be trying. Adapting old hobbies to be simpler and more immediately rewarding can help patients engage and find their "flow."

A loved one develops dementia and begins to have difficulty with memories and crowds, but they still want to be a part of family life and celebrations. How can caregivers balance a loved one's desires with their diminishing capabilities?

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for outings that seniors and their caregivers can enjoy together.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for hobbies and activities for seniors with dementia.

It can take a number of ideas and trials for a person to adopt a new hobby or activity, especially for someone who has dementia. Perseverance is extremely important, though, since these things can help to prevent depression and give a loved one a renewed sense of purpose.

We all want to feel useful and have some sense of purpose. These desires do not change as we age, but waning abilities leave few options for our elderly loved ones to feel fulfilled, which can lead to feelings of depression. One caregiver initiates an experiment to help remedy her mother's hopelessness.

Certain songs and melodies can have surprising effects on individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia. Exposing your loved one to musical therapy or recreational activities can jog their memory and be especially enjoyable for them in facilities and at home.

Most elders want to feel useful and do something to contribute to what is happening around them. Finding ways to utilize their strengths and incorporate them in activities can be challenging, but it is worth the effort.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for safe and practical holiday presents that seniors will truly enjoy.

A company has set out to preserve seniors' legacies for future generations by using video interviews, family photos, old letters and other personal memorabilia to produce a unique theater-quality film.

As caregivers, we must encourage activities and interests that contribute to our loved ones’ feelings of self-worth while also balancing their safety.

Anecdotes about people with Alzheimer's suddenly becoming skillful artists and musicians highlight the fact that individuals with cognitive impairment are still human beings who are capable of creating extraordinary and beautiful things.
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