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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

2748 Comment

Susan 20th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Marcy
Thank you for this information
It sounds like a lot of fun
Susan 20th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Jokes for International Beer Day

Hi Kathryn
Have you tried these
https://www.goldencarers.com/jokes/
Susan 20th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Jokes for International Beer Day

Hi Kathryn
Have you tried these
https://www.goldencarers.com/jokes/
Susan 19th Jan 2022 Activity Director

This Day in History for Seniors: January - 2nd Edition

Hi Adriana
Passed your request along
Thank you for your insight
Susan 17th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Air Dry Clay Scentables

Hey Rosita
That sounds like you have a great group of residents and that you are a great leader
Thank you for all you do
Susan 17th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Remembering the clothesline

Hi Deborah
Thanks for sharing this information
Susan 17th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Aromatherapy for the Elderly

Hi Sara
A follow up note is a good idea
Depending on the resident and your facility depends on when you wanna do it
Susan 15th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Aromatherapy for the Elderly

Hi Sara
Just do clinical observation and tell what you see and what do you think
It is very dependent on the resident as to how effective it is
Susan 15th Jan 2022 Activity Director

Forum

Hi Jean
What a great idea
Thank you for sharing it
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