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Let's Get Physical

Let's Get Physical
Seniors Life Enhancement Centres will be hosting a Let's Get Physical Week , from May 16 2016 to May 21th 2016. According to NHI Seniors Health, regular physical activity and exercise are important to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults. Staying physically active and exercising regularly can produce long-term health benefits and even improve health for some older people who already have diseases and disabilities During our Let’s Get physical...
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Hula Hoop Toss

Hula Hoop Toss
Activity of the Week (May 2-6): Hula Hoop Toss About : Hula Hoop Toss is a fun physical game that requires participates to throw bean bags through hoops with the aim of scoring the most points. How to Play: First player goes to the start line. One by one, that player throws the bean bags, aiming for the targets. If the player throws a bean bag that lands in a hula hoop, the player is...
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2D Pussy Willows

2D Pussy Willows
Activity of the Week (April 25-29): 2-D Pussy Willows About : This is a multi-step, mixed media craft that allows clients to create their own pussy willows on canvas. How to Create : Gather needed materials: 9x12 canvas boards, broken tree twigs of various sizes, pom pom style wool (white), tea bags soaked in hot water, glue, grey paint, paper plates, glue gun. It is a good idea to have a finished sample to show...
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National Family Caregiver Day

National Family Caregiver Day
Did you know that Tuesday April 5 is National Family Caregiver Day? The first Tuesday of every April is National Family Caregiver Day, a day that recognizes and celebrates the valuable work that caregivers do. It’s also an opportunity to raise awareness about issues that might be affecting caregivers. Last year the theme was "Care and Work: A Balancing Act". The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) defines the term “balancing act” as “a difficult situation in...
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Target Shooting

Target Shooting
Activity of the Week (April 4-8): Target Shooting About : This physical program has clients aim and shoot a Nerf gun at different targets. These targets often match the theme of the week. How to Play : 1. The facilitator arranges targets on a table, onto the window or hangs them from the ceiling 2. Arrange clients so that they are sitting well away from targets or where stray foam darts may land 3. Clients...
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