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Aimee 5th Jun 2018 Occupational Therapist
Hi can anyone recommend a good upbeat armchair aerobics dvd with music well known to the older generation?
Khelie 6th Jun 2018
Yes I too am looking for the same!!
Patty 18th Jun 2018 Activities Coordinator
Smile & Sway DVD. My residents love it!
Nori 7th Jul 2018 Activity Director
Zoe Cordwell's youtube channel has some wonderful seated chair zumba with both old and new tunes!
Sue 11th Jul 2018 Diversional Therapy
Hi Everyone,
I am trying to set up a mobile shop that I can take to the different wings of our home.
Has anyone any ideas on what to stock on the trolley. I do shopping for people weekly but Management want a mobile one.
I have a list of what my regulars buy but need some other ideas that may interest other Residents.
Thank you for any suggestions
Sue
Solange 16th Jul 2018 Diversional Therapist
Hi Sue, I would stock with things like hankies, women's magazines, biscuits, Crisps, combs, bobby pins, chocolate, socks in winter, paper fans in summer, Homemade Lemonade, birthday cards, colognes, Talcum powder, etc. Soon you will find out what is missing in the trolley via the requests.
Katya 18th Jul 2018 Activities Coordinater
Birthday paper and labels, small presents, pens, paper, envelopes, Christmas cards and paper for later on in the year. Face cream, deodorant, body spray, flannels, soap, body wash, nail polish, polish remover, cuddly toys and crisps.
Tonia 12th May 2021 Lifestyle
an old thread....however wanted to share...look up Bearclaw...on youtube. seniors exercise music. i have been using it for years now. Great beat...make up your own routine. i typically only use 4 different movements and repeat or they get lost within it...:-) my residents love it.
have fun!
Susan 12th May 2021 Activity Director
Hi Tonia
Thank you for this information
I know others have asked about it

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