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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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Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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This article on golden Carers may help you talk to your boss
https://www.goldencarers.com/the-health-benefits-of-silence-in-senior-care/5841/
Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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This comment may help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/comments/6277/

Also you might want to ask the hospice care group that comes into your facility they have helped me out
Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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This comment may help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/comments/6277/

Also you might want to ask the hospice care group that comes into your facility they have helped me out
Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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This might be a good question to ask on the golden Carers Facebook group
https://m.facebook.com/groups/ActivitiesForSeniors/
Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

Paper Moon Rockets Game

Great idea Owen
Susan 30th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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There are many new activities on golden Carers and New ones that are added all the time

Here are some examples of calendars that others have you used and shared
https://www.goldencarers.com/sample-activities-calendars/3881/
Susan 28th Jul 2019 Activity Director

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Susan 27th Jul 2019 Activity Director

Cover the Number - Dice Game

Bunco is another fun dice this game is easily adapted to meet the needs of those playing
https://www.goldencarers.com/search/#stq=bunco&stp=1
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