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Melissa 30th Dec 2018 Life Enrichment Coordinator
Happy New Years to all. I am a Life Enrichment Coordinator in a memory care locked unit. My residents are extremely low functioning. I welcome any and all ideas for easy activities.

Thank you.
Susan 30th Dec 2018 Activity Director
Happy new year to you
I think these activities might work well for you
Melissa 31st Dec 2018 Life Enrichment Coordinator
Thank you Susan.
Melissa 31st Dec 2018 Life Enrichment Coordinator
Thank you.
Molly 7th Jan 2019 Activity Professional & Writer
Hi Melissa, have you worked with aromatherapy? I find that it can really set the tone of a group for those who aren't able to be as active as they once were. Here is a great article on how to get started

Music groups and relaxation groups - hand massages, dimmed lights, and soft music always seems to be popular favorites.
Lydia 8th Jan 2019 Life Enrichment Coordinator
Good morning,
I often use warm wash cloths scented with essential oils.
I keep them warm is an oval crockpot. The oval works best because it proves a better events heating area.
Another thing I do is reminisce with dolies, old dresser scarves and embordered pillow cases for the ladies.
Foe men I use old tools and nuts & bolds.
Have fun with it.
Melissa 11th Jan 2019 Life Enrichment Coordinator
Thank Molly and Lydia.
I do all of what you both wrote about. We have every little gizmo and gadgets. It is hard to have more then two activities going on at the same time because they all require hands on direction. I thank you both for your support!

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