Memories are Made of These

Memories are Made of These

by Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS One of the easiest and most effective activities for the activity professional to conduct is reminiscing. Long term memories are a known strength in elders of all functional levels and for many, recalling experiences from the past is...
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...