By incorporating activities for the elderly, caregivers can do their part to promote active ageing.
As a caregiver, you play an important role in keeping the older person mobile and active at home. You can encourage the older person to engage in self-care and leisure activities and reduce time spent lying down or watching T.V.
Here are 3 ways you can do so:
Engage the older person's sense of smell, touch and sight by:
Encourage the older person to participate in self-care tasks (brushing teeth, combing hair, bathing, dressing) by:
Involve the older person in the process of making their meals or snacks by:
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