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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!

Theory of retrogenesis
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The theory of retrogenesis – once a man, twice a child

The theory of retrogenesis is simple - Once a man, twice…
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Word searches to encourage social interaction

  Did you ever try your hand at doing word searches?…
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Hand massage, giving and receiving

Hand massage is for caregivers as well When giving a hand…
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That old photo album

Using a photo album for reminiscence I sometimes take out all…
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The theory of retrogenesis

Karen Francis explains the Theory of Retrogenesis in this video. To…
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Is your loved one feeling lonely or isolated?

Loneliness in old age The mortality rate, some say, is comparable…
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