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With more older adults living in care communities, there’s been a definite need to accommodate our four-legged friends. Activity Specialists with the Hummingbird Project know how important it is to advocate for their client’s pets as they assist in reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, and increasing social interaction. When an Activity Specialist meets with a client virtually, she always makes sure to ask him about their furry friend…because they are family!!!
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An Activity Specialist from the Hummingbird Project found out that his client loved Halloween. While setting up activities for Vince to enjoy surrounding this festive time, he also set aside a virtual session dedicated to storytelling. Vince shared childhood memories of how his family celebrated Halloween by dunking for apples, wearing scary costumes, and enjoying bonfires. Sharing stories brings camaraderie, attention, and purpose….Boo!
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Specifically designed for caregiver and care receivers using the Hummingbird Projects Joyful Moment cards to promote engagement and connection!
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Art therapy has proven to boost brain function in people that experience dementia. Due to social distancing, an Activity Specialist with the Hummingbird Project worked with Catherine’s memory unit to introduce festive activities that promote purpose, camaraderie, and stimulation for better cognitive functioning. Afterward, Catherine met her Activity Specialist virtually to share the pumpkin she created! Fun, friendship, and Fall!
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