As our parents or other loved ones age, we never like to see them sitting around all day watching television, but motivating them to do more exercise and mind stimulation could be a struggle at times. I spend quite a bit of time visiting residential care homes, assisted living and memory care communities. When I visit these locations, there is nothing better than to see a smile on an elderly resident’s face. It is also quite uplifting for me to see these residents as active as they are able to.
We were about to move a client into a community in the east bay, and while I was there I noticed quite a bit of activity around the big-screen TV in the lobby area. I asked someone what all the people were doing there. Read More→