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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 1st Mar 2024 Activity Director

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Susan 29th Feb 2024 Activity Director

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Hi Sobieda. Love that together, we can do so much
Susan 24th Feb 2024 Activity Director

The Envelope Game

Hi Lisa
I suggest if you want to use just one use just one die
Susan 24th Feb 2024 Activity Director

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Hi Kaye
Thank you for your kind words and thank you for being a volunteer. I’m sure you help many people thank you thank you thank you.
Susan 23rd Feb 2024 Activity Director

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Susan 23rd Feb 2024 Activity Director

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Hi Deb
Here are some samples that might help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/sample-weekly-program-for-memory-care/3281/
https://www.goldencarers.com/sample-activities-calendars/3881/
https://www.goldencarers.com/5-things-we-can-learn-from-dementia-villages/5895/

Remember to see what the residents like to do
Things will be changing, depending on the population you have even things will change over time, so be very flexible
Susan 22nd Feb 2024 Activity Director

This Day in History for Seniors: March

Susan 21st Feb 2024 Activity Director

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Hi, Iris
Thank you for your kind words and I know fellow directors well like this site as much as you do
Susan 21st Feb 2024 Activity Director

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Hi Valerie
Thank you for your kind words. I know you will enjoy all the activities that are offered
I can tell you, ladies are great activity people
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