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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!

multiple strands activity
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Multiple strands to an activity

By a multiple strands activity I mean that you can make…
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Maslow's hierarchy of needs
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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for caregivers

Maslow's hierarchy of needs for caregivers There is more to life…
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Planning and implementing activity sessions
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Flexibility in planning and implementing activity sessions

  Planning activity sessions One of the main things I learned…
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Dealing with someone who acts out in a group situation

  Something that often happens is that one person in the…
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Settling into a nursing home
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Settling into a nursing home

  Settling into a nursing home or other residential care can…
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The importance of social contact
Maria's Journal

The importance of social contact

This article takes a little look at the importance of social…
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