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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


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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
Susan 25th Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Carol
Thank you for your information
Susan 23rd Sep 2021 Activity Director

Thanksgiving Bingo

What I love about these cards is that you can use them for bingo but so many more things like matching and reminiscing just to name a few
Susan 22nd Sep 2021 Activity Director

Sit & See Observation Bus Outing

Hi Nikki
Thank you so much for sharing this
Susan 22nd Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Meg
Thank you for the information
Susan 22nd Sep 2021 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Satomi
Thank you for your input
Susan 21st Sep 2021 Activity Director

Fun & Delicious No-Cook Food Ideas for Seniors

Hi Harriet
Good luck to you
If you have any specific questions feel free to ask them because this site is full of knowledgeable creative members who are willing to help
Susan 18th Sep 2021 Activity Director

50 Activities for the Elderly in Lockdown and Isolation

Amy
Thank you for your input
It’s always appreciated
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