5 Goals to Target During National Skilled Nursing Care Week

If you work with older adults in long term care then you are probably aware that next week is National Skilled Nursing Care Week (May 12-18, 2019). ¬†Formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, this is a celebration of the…

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Uncle Sam Wants You

This is the sixth post in our National Nursing Home Week series celebrating the Spirit of America. Most people know that each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces maintains its own march or song, but did you also know that…

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Red, White, and Blue

This is the fifth post in our National Nursing Home Week series celebrating the Spirit of America. Any celebration about America would not be complete without some red, some white, and some blue. This activity is great for stimulating the…

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Walking on the Moon

This is the fourth post in our National Nursing Home Week series celebrating the Spirit of America. On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off, carrying, Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin…

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Baseball Jeopardy

For our third day of National Nursing Home Week I suggest a challenging game of Jeopardy. Themed around the American pastime of baseball, challenge your residents to identify songs about baseball and baseball teams. Set-Up: Using colorful index cards, write…

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National Nursing Home Week: As American As Apple Pie

Part two of a seven part series to celebrate National Nursing Home Week, May 14-20, 2017. This year’s theme: Spirit of America. What is more American than apple pie? Use these songs about apples and apple pie in the following…

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