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Regulations or no regulations, Activity Directors, Activity Professionals and Recreation Therapists, have an innate desire to enrich the quality of life and functional ability for those they serve. Recreational activities have the natural ability to re-create the mind, body and spirit. The following pages are designed to help recreation professionals develop and facilitate therapeutic and fun programs for individuals with various needs, interests and abiiities.
Adapting Activities and Adaptive Equipment
Art and Seniors
Cane Fu for Seniors
Community and Volunteers
Costumes and Creative Activities by Ginger Bonner
Crafts -Therapeutic Crafts
Death and Dying
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease/Activities and Interventions
Environment - Therapeutic Environment
Exercise, Fitness/Wellness - Free Downloads
Group Facilitation Tips
Massage and Elders
Music and Entertainment
Recognition Weeks (Nursing Home Week, Activity Pro Week, Residents' Right Week, TR Month, Volunteer Week, etc.
Science for Seniors
Special Events and Themes
Spiritual Center (Crystal Connection)
Note: Join the Activity Resource Center for wonderful spiritual resources and activities
Technology and Activities
Writing - Therapeutic Writing
Additional Programming Links
For more programming resources, join the Activity Resource Center.