Care recipient (cr) who seldom leaves home due to frailty and confusion needs interesting activity to combat boredom

Try: #place birdhouses and bird feeders outside where the cr can view them comfortably from inside the home #position the portable table near the place where the cr will sit to watch the birds and adjust it so the cr can use it as a writing surface #place the blank journal pen or pencil and bird books on the portable table #encourage the cr to watch the birds and keep a journal of what types of birds visit noting the time of day and the time of year the birds appear #also encourage the cr to compare the bird habits observed to those described in the bird books locate books about birds in libraries and bookstores #this activity may create a new interest a new hobby and a topic of conversation for you and the cr

Materials: Birdhouses birdbaths and bird feeders books on different species of birds blank journal pen or pencil adjustable-height table

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Social, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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