Posts Tagged‘seniors’

Flu and The Elderly

This flu season has been one of the most alarming and intense outbreaks since 2009. News reports in various states covered the number of hospitalizations and deaths from the flu this year. The worry was intensified by individuals on social media and word-of-mouth among family members, friends, coworkers, and peers. In short, it was scary, especially for seniors. What is the flu? Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory condition caused by two main types of influenza virus: type A and type B. There are also type C and type D, but they either do not affect humans…

Simple Art Projects to Engage Seniors

Source Art is powerful. The visual and creative arts, in particular, are accessible to everyone. So, how does art affect people with dementia or others who are in elder care? In the very same way it touches us all, which is a magnificent thing. Scrapbooking for Seniors This project is a lot of work. However, it is a labor of love. Gather your loved one’s pictures from the old shoeboxes or albums that have seen better days and transform them into treasures that will last a lifetime. The memories made and stories shared during the process will be priceless. Tip #1 –…