Springing Forward with Gardening Programs

Springing Forward with Gardening Programs

Springing Forward with Gardening Programs By Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS The warm weather, sunny skies and desire to be outdoors is a common inspiration to introduce gardening programs within our communities. Many activity professionals get very excited and...
Boys Night Out – Activities for Male Gender

Boys Night Out – Activities for Male Gender

Boys Night Out by Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS It is safe to say that the majority of residents in our care communities are female.  Understandably,  our programming reflects this with many activities and topics focusing on interests of women.  Although the men may...
Five Steps to an Effective 1-1 Program

Five Steps to an Effective 1-1 Program

Five Steps to an Effective 1-1 Program By Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS Not all residents attend group functions, either by choice or by limited function or cognitive ability. Providing non group participants with 1-1 visits is a requirement that is sometimes hard...