Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate residents in nursing homes to attend and participate in scheduled activities. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.
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Beanbag Twister Toss. Have residents spin to determine the color the beanbag toss must land on. There are variations of this game. Can have circles identifying random objects or places of interest. The residents attempt to get the correct answer by landing near or on the correct circle. Credit: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/50243352066136314/ the pin feature failed to locate thru the URL.
Balance exercises for the elderly are important because one fall can seriously injure the individual and possibly impair them for the rest of their life. As we age, our bones and joints become weaker meaning that injury from small accidents becomes more common and more severe.