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Maria’s Journal

Maria shares some of her own experiences from many years of working with older adults in a variety of settings. From giving craft workshops and demonstrations, to community art projects and being an activity director in nursing homes she has enjoyed her journey so far.

Maria hopes that you will find some inspiration here!

Maria's Journal

Foods we ate as children

Reminiscing about foods we ate as children We had a discussion…
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Local schools

Intergenerational activities The week before Easter this year, the Nursing home…
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The visit by Farm animals

Animals in nursing homes We had two visits recently in the…
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Treasured possessions

Bringing some of home with you to residential care When you…
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The importance of relaxation

Relaxation for you Sometimes I think we underestimate the importance of…
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Sometimes it doesn’t matter if you cant remember what you had for breakfast.

Make it happen and create a moment of joy First of…
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Looking at books with lots of pictures

Remembering One of our residents, Dan, was a farmer in his…
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Community initiative

Maintaining social contact as we age Social contact as we age…
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