By Daz Smith Australia
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Many elders leave behind a lifestyle they dearly wish to maintain when they enter a care environment.
When planning lifestyle choices to offer, consider the habits, attitudes, tastes, moral standards, history, culture and spiritual beliefs of each person. Ask yourself, who is this person?
Tapping into someone's muscle memory with daily living tasks will assist in meeting their need to feel valued and purposeful.
Remember that not everyone enjoys bingo or wants to play balloon tennis.