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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

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2210 Comments

Susan 8th Jun 2020 Activity Director

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Hi Paraskevi
What kind of flyers are you trying to make??
This article may help
https://www.goldencarers.com/26-ways-to-rally-your-greater-community/6325/
Susan 8th Jun 2020 Activity Director

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Thank you for this information Beth
Susan 8th Jun 2020 Activity Director

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Thank you for this information Jean
It should be a great help
Susan 8th Jun 2020 Activity Director

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Hi Soyon
This comment should really help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/comments/4372/
You can also use the tool kit offered at Golden Carers
https://toolkit.goldencarers.com/
Susan 6th Jun 2020 Activity Director

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Susan 6th Jun 2020 Activity Director

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Sounds good Margo
You are always learning on this job because residents change in their interests and abilities change over time
Susan 6th Jun 2020 Activity Director

Armchair Travel to France

Mary we are glad to have you as part of the golden Carers community
Feel free to share any activities that may work well for you
Thank you for all you do
Susan 6th Jun 2020 Activity Director

How to say Grandma and Grandpa in different languages

Thank you for your input Gwyneth
This will be helpful for grandparents day September
Susan 6th Jun 2020 Activity Director

Words Starting with AIR Quiz

Thank you for your activity Gwyneth
It sounds like you have a wonderful group for seniors
The fact that is run by volunteers is outstanding
I know you like face to face interaction but I hope you have called some of your clients on the phone or perhaps you have sent them letters in the mail
I am sure these gestures would mean a lot to them
You can send Cards with large pictures and large print
Hopefully things will get back to normal soon
Thank you for all you do
Susan 4th Jun 2020 Activity Director

Word Search OCCUPATIONS

This will be a great word search for a residence to do around Labor Day
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