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Arlington Court Activities in the Time of COVID

Arlington Court Activities in the Time of COVID
Nicole Mazerik
Activity Director
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab

Activities are vital in nursing homes and most people do not realize that. Activities help to improve the quality of life for the residents. Activities can be beneficial for residents psychologically, socially, spiritually, and physically. Participation in activities will help improve […]

Aromatherapy

Cassandra Clark
Activity Director
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Aromatherapy is becoming more famous by the day. It is both an art and a science. It uses natural essential oils and extracts from plants that chemically balance the body, mind, and spirit. As told by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine […]

Intergenerational Program Benefits

by Cassandra Clark, MS, BA, CES, CPT, ADCActivity DirectorArlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab

Intergenerational
programs are becoming an essential activity in nursing homes. There are many
benefits for not only the children and the seniors, but for the community as a
whole. Here at Arlington Court we have had a special relationship with
Greensview Elementary school and Bishop Watterson […]

Yoga at Arlington Court

Yoga at Arlington Court: Proof That Our Elders Never Stop Growing
Tirzah Wise
Activity Director at Arlington Court
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
It’s 4am and I am sitting on my mat as I do most mornings before my yoga practice; attempting to quiet the endless “to do” list in my mind. It’s the holiday season so […]

Montessori Method

Tirzah Wear
Activities Director
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Montessori Method
Arlington Court is bringing Montessori-based activities to our memory care unit! The Montessori Method of education and learning was developed in 1939 by Maria Montessori.  She was an early childhood educator who believed that people would learn better and more independently if given the right materials and […]

Hiring – Activities Assistant

Hiring – Activity Assistant
 We are currently looking for an experienced Activity Assistant to join our team in Upper Arlington, Ohio.

Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center we offer the finest in skilled, rehabilitative, Alzheimer’s, and long term nursing care as well as outpatient therapy services.
Our Mission:
Our every action must advance our mission: To improve […]

Lights, Camera, Action: Making Movies at Arlington Court

“Lights, Camera, Action: Making Movies at Arlington Court”
by Tirzah Wear
Activity Director
Arlington Court Nursing and Rehabilitation
The activity department at Arlington Court has been in the film-making business since last July. We have produced and released four films since then and they just keep getting better! Two of them are silent films starring the residents. The other two […]

Intergenerational Activities

By Tirzah Wear
Activity Director
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Intergenerational Activities: Building Relationships for Life
It’s a quiet, snowy Saturday on the memory care unit at Arlington Court. In one area, a pair of seventh grade twins is tossing a ball with a group of residents. Sounds of encouragement and laughter are heard throughout the room.  In […]

Using Facial Cues for Patients with Aphasia and Dementia

Using Facial Cues for Patients with Aphasia and Dementia
by Tirzah Wear
Activity Director
Arlington Court Nursing and Rehabilitation

I am currently 3500 feet above the ground flying home from a brief and eventful visit with my Uncle Randy in Houston. Randy was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s two years ago and life hasn’t been the same for any of […]