Senior Activities Articles

  • Tips for Keeping Seniors Busy and Active

    Our daily caregiving tasks are challenging, but one in particular often gives families a lot of grief: ensuring our loved ones are stimulated and entertained.

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  • 5 Common Myths About Adult Day Care Centers

    Common criticisms of adult day care stem from misdirected comparisons to babysitting and institutional care. Most modern senior centers are working to dispel these myths by refining their services and encouraging seniors’ independence.

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  • How to Choose an Adult Day Care Center

    This checklist will help guide caregivers in choosing the best adult day care center that will meet their needs, as well as those of their elderly parent.

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  • How to Convince a Resistant Elder to Attend Adult Day Care

    Adult day care can be a lifesaver for a stressed out caregiver, but sometimes, an elderly parent resists attending. Here are some tips to help caregivers and seniors discover the tremendous value of Adult Day Centers.

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  • Fun Fall Activities for Seniors and Their Caregivers

    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.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Hobbies for Seniors with Limited Mobility

    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.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Social Opportunities for Seniors

    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.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Encouraging Elders to Remain Active in Senior Housing

    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.

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  • Tips for Motivating Seniors to Stay Involved

    We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for motivating seniors to stay involved as they age.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Arts and Crafts for Seniors

    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.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Intellectually Stimulating Activities for Seniors

    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.

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  • Letting Go

    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?

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  • Activities Top Tips: Outing Ideas for Seniors and Caregivers

    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.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Hobbies and Activities for Seniors with Dementia

    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.

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  • A Decent Hem

    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.

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  • Holiday Top Tips: Gift Ideas for Seniors

    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.

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  • 5 Good Reasons to Get Your Aging Family Member an iPad

    Introducing an older adult to a new technology can enhance their lives tremendously. Check out these top reasons to get your aging family member a tablet computer

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  • How to Include an Aging Family Member in Holiday Celebrations

    The holidays often involve traveling, shopping, decorating, cooking, and reminiscing with family. As we age, we may lose the mental and physical stamina these traditions require, but a few simple adaptations will help everyone feel capable and counted in.

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  • How to Pick a Pet for a Senior Citizen

    Animals make wonderful companions for aging individuals. Use these pointers to ensure a senior is up for pet ownership in order to match them with the perfect new furry friend.

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  • A Playful Approach to Dementia

    Discover why increasing numbers of elder care experts are advocating for a more playful, holistic approach to dementia care.

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