Drama Activities With Older Adults

Drama Activities With Older Adults

by Anne Thurman, Carol Ann Piggins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0866561676

ISBN-13: 9780866561679

Pub. Date: 01/28/1982

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Lead older adults in creative drama activities. This practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions for conducting over 50 introductory activities to stimulate the senses, awaken the imagination, activate body movement, encourage interaction, and stimulate verbal communication with the elderly. Written primarily for activity, recreation, and program

Overview

Lead older adults in creative drama activities. This practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions for conducting over 50 introductory activities to stimulate the senses, awaken the imagination, activate body movement, encourage interaction, and stimulate verbal communication with the elderly. Written primarily for activity, recreation, and program directors of community/day care centers and in retirement homes who have some interest in drama but no formal training, Drama Activities With Older Adults features a wide array of group work skills. A number of complete model session plans are included which feature objectives, lists of materials needed, procedures for setting up the dramatic situation, and methods for evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866561679
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Series:
Activities, Adaptation and Aging Series, #2
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Foreword

  • Preface
  • Introducing Creative Drama
  • Getting Started
  • In the Beginning
  • Leading the Way
  • Communicating Through Improvisation
  • Planning a Session With a Unifying Theme
  • Session Plans
  • Literature for Dramatization
  • Appendixes
  • Directory of Agencies and Associations
  • Stories for Dramatizations
  • Poetry for Dramatization
  • Bibliography on Aging and Drama
  • Directory of Activities and Session Plans
  • Index

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