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Susan

Activity Director From Nevada, United States


About Susan: Susan Berg is a freelance writer, retired healthcare professional, retired Activity Director and current writer for several senior care e-magazines with more than 20 years of experience working with Senior Citizens and eight years experience writing for a number of publications. She is the author of a book for those with dementia and their caregivers. Susan has two blogs about activities for seniors and information vital to all wanting to know about dementia. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and North Shore Community College.

Senior Citizens
Susan is an expert on senior citizen issues. She is currently a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant(COTA). In this role, she has worked with senior citizens. Susan is an expert on adapting and modifying activities so that seniors can participate in them. She spent twenty years as an Activity Director in nursing homes. She devised, planned, coordinated, and facilitated stimulating activity programming. Also she designed a program for homebound senior citizens. Currently, Susan shares her knowledge about senior activities on one of her blogs.

Dementia

Susan is also an expert on dementia and related issues. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner(CPD). She has participated in numerous workshops, seminars and alike where she has gained much knowledge. Her work as an Activity Director and COTA has given her much knowledge and experience in relating to individuals with dementia. Susan is passionate about sharing her knowledge. She is hopeful that people will do what they can to prevent or at least slow down dementia in themselves or loved ones. Susan has shared many tips on how to prevent dementia or slow it down on her other blog.

Feel free to visit and comment at either of Susan’s blogs at
http://activitiesdirector.blogspot.com
http://dementiaviews.blogspot.com

29 Activities


3010 Comment

Susan 29th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Bettie
Thank you for this information
Susan 29th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Nikki and Bettie
Thank you for your input
It sounds like you both had a great time
Susan 28th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Sip and Paint

Hi Linda
Where did you get strong no 10 x 10 pizza boxes??
Thanks in advance for your help
Susan 28th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Sip and Paint

Thanks Linda
Susan 26th Sep 2021 Activity Director

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Susan 26th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Leisure’
I have never had an art show but
I think this article will help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/bringing-art-to-life-in-your-community/5893/
Susan 26th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Picnic Checklist Word Scramble

Hi Carmen
Another great quiz
Thank you
Susan 26th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? #2

Wow Jennifer
How creative of you
Thank you for this
Susan 26th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Catchphrase Visual Quiz

Hi Jennifer
Thank you for this
Susan 25th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Mary
Perhaps you can store your material in several facilities that you visit
Might be people to go to a Staples or something like that to laminate things
You are in a difficult situation but soon things will get better
Help