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If you're a caregiver for the elderly searching for meaningful aged care activities, you're in the right place.
Amongst many other things you will find:
The activities found on this website have been developed specifically for aged care.
All activities are ready to print and use, complete with downloads and the instructions you need to get started straight away.
Whether you're working with low care seniors or those with high care needs including people living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, you'll find what you need to activitely engage and support them.
Sensory activities work well for elders that have suffered a stroke or those living with dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Sensory activities are also beneficial for elderly people with poor vision. Reminiscing activities will stimulate and engage the elderly as they recollect and share memories from the past. Outdoor activities such as gardening can still be enjoyed by senior citizens with alternative methods to make it easier for them.
Regardless of physical or cognitive limitations, there are so many ways the elderly can enjoy meaningful aged care activities. Male specific activities are provided focusing on interests and activities that men will often gravitate towards and enjoy. Building projects, cards and some competitive social engagements are a few examples of ways for men to make some new friends and stay active.
There's something for everyone on Golden Carers. A wide range of aged care activities and resources are provided that are suitable for all settings. This includes Nursing homes, Assisted Living, Retirement Communities Respite Care, Alzheimer's Care, Home Care and Day Care Centres.
If you are an activity professional working with the elderly, you'll find the aged care activities on this website invaluable.