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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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7 Activities

2210 Comments

Susan 5th Apr 2021 Activity Director

Games for People Living with Dementia

Here is a game I think some residents will love
https://www.goldencarers.com/flip-cards-and-dice-matching-game/7052/
Susan 5th Apr 2021 Activity Director

FLIP Cards and Dice Matching Game

Hi Leann
It’s always nice to have games for the memory impaired
Thanks for sharing this activity
Susan 5th Apr 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Thank you for sharing this Kathleen
Great creativity I’m sure your residents will love it
Susan 4th Apr 2021 Activity Director

Stargazing Activity

What a great activity especially during the pandemic
Susan 2nd Apr 2021 Activity Director

Guess the Classic Car Quiz

Hi Linda
Try to connect with Pendar
She could probably use your help
https://www.goldencarers.com/profile/62761/
Susan 2nd Apr 2021 Activity Director

30 Easter Celebration Ideas, Songs & Poems

Hi Pendar
If you don’t hear from Shelley
Then ask the Golden Carers Facebook group
https://www.goldencarers.com/activities-for-seniors-facebook-group/4782/
Susan 2nd Apr 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Kelly
I think the older movies are just what your residents would like
Here is a list on golden Carers
https://www.goldencarers.com/100-movie-recommendations-for-seniors/3902/
Susan 2nd Apr 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Jean and Sandra
Thank you for sharing what you do
They both sound great and you are lucky you can have the equipment you do
It sounds like you both have a terrific time with your residents and I am sure they appreciate it
Keep up the good work
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