Happy Older Americans Month! I get asked quite often “why geriatrics?”, “Why do you love OLD people so much?”. I don’t really have one specific
All healthcare professionals understand the concept and undeniable knowledge that death is inevitable. But, it is something on the forefront of understanding for more people
Recreation Therapists are expected to be a Jack (or Jill) of all trades. We need to have an understanding of a variety of leisure pursuits,
I recently moved to Philadelphia Pennsylvania, and accepted a position as a Recreation Director for a geriatric daycare program. I have a strong passion for
By Tina Watson, CTRS When the new year arrives many of us reevaluate our lives and our careers. We make goals or New Year’s Resolutions.
Take a peek into this months guest blog entry from Shelley Evans from Dementia Resources of the Fingerlakes LLC Shelley Evans is the Founder and
Tips, suggestions, and a cool new service in California aiming to curb the stresses of caring for others through the love of leisure and recreational
As we can all attest to, budgets are always tight and programming ideas are forever in need. I compiled a few of my favorite budget
Whether you have 1, 10, or 500 volunteers for your organization, you need to know the ins and outs of how to manage unpaid staff.
When you think of geriatrics the first thing you think of is athletics, right? Well for Ted Muilenburg that’s exactly what he envisioned over 30