Arts and Recreational Therapy for Seniors

Arts and Recreational Therapy for Seniors


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This book was designed especially for seniors to provide many art and craft ideas and fun games to increase their creative abilities and stimulate learning. It includes simple step by step instructions and pictures to follow and the list of materials needed for each activity. It also includes many other activity ideas for fun and lists them according to the seasons. These ideas and arts and crafts have been used and tested in several retirement homes. They have proved to have not only been entertaining for these residents but also mind stimulating and educational. These same ideas have also been used with children and have provided hours of creative stimulation and learning. Arts and Recreational Therapy for Seniors -Volume 2 is meant as a companion volume and contains all the art templets ( 77 included).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781547153589
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

Carol Hill is a published artist and writer. She attended San Francisco Art Institute and graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Graphic Arts. She was published by Addison Wesley--children's books and worked for years as an artist for several companies. Later she worked with the elderly in retirement homes as the Activities Director and developed later materials geared to help seniors develop their talents and creativity in the arts field. She believes in continuing educational and creative opportunities for the elderly, and as a result developed materials especially for seniors. These books were especially designed to help seniors to develop their talents and to stimulate their mental and physical growth through creative learning activities. She has created several such books; "Arts and Recreational Therapy for Seniors"-vol 1 and 2, and the series, "Vintage Coloring Books." which are all available through Amazon.

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