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Ways to Volunteer at a nursing home

Ways to Volunteer at a nursing home

    Are you looking for a way to volunteer? Sadly, senior adults are often over looked when it comes to the volunteer pool. Working in a skilled nursing facility I can assure you we are in great needs for volunteers. Some ways you can help are: Performance {music, dance, etc} Present a class on a hobby or interest Help with special events Offer to help with regular activities {Bingo, various games, etc} Read to residents Help residents write a…

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Transitional Friday: Ways to Develop New Routines

Transitional Friday: Ways to Develop New Routines

Life is all about changes.  With change comes new routines. When making new routines, the important thing is to discover what is the most important things that HAVE to be done in a day.  Some things that must be done are work, care for children, eat, exercise, etc. In what ways is your spouse, children and important people in your life being put first? Next, look at the parts of your life that can be cut or toned down. What…

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Transitional Friday: 7 Ways Starting a New Job Affects Life

Transitional Friday: 7 Ways Starting a New Job Affects Life

Recently I started a new job.  Starting a new job is a huge transition. Some aspects that need to be taken into consideration: Learning the duties and responsibilities of a new position Learning the daily routine and duties Discovering the new environment of the workplace Meeting co-workers and making friends Discovering the co-workers that are toxic {ie. Gossip, etc.} and keeping a cordial space Discovering how the new routine fits into family and private life Budgeting finances How has starting…

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