Going Places - Armchair Adventures and Activities - Presented by Gloria Hoffner
This session will show attendees how to select, design and run a travel activity for an hour, a day, or a month with ideas on recipes, games, trivia, art projects and more.
1) Know the proven mental health benefits of including travel programs in your activities offerings.
2) Learn how to pick a country, design a program for an hour, day or month around a theme, holiday or resident's homeland.
3) Learn how to find trusted accurate information on locations selected.
About the Presenter
Gloria Hoffner is the creator and owner of Science for Seniors, a nationally trademarked company presented in over 26 states and Canada since 2007. She is also the author of the books, Science for Seniors and Going Places in Northern Europe Armchair Adventures and Activities, both published by Idyll Arbor Inc. and workbooks More Science for Seniors and Brain Boosting Games.
She earned a BA from Temple University and undergraduate credits in astrophysics from West Chester University, both located in Pennsylvania. She has Activity Director Certification by the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals; Activity Consultant Board Certified by the National Association of Activity Professionals and a Dementia Practitioner by the National Certification Council of Dementia Practitioners.
Science for Seniors is the 2010 winner of the NCCAP first place Best Practice Award and the book Science for Seniors is the 2013 winner of the Mature Media Award of Merit.
Gloria is a columnist for A New Day magazine. She is an online NCCAP approved instructor through raronline.org with courses in science, dementia, and travel. Gloria presents live Science for Seniors programs at residents in independent, assisted living, personal care, memory care, senior centers and adult day centers in PA, NJ and DE.
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