Caring for Elderly Ones

 * bring their peers to visit
 * establish good rapport with professional staff
 * take out for  strolls
 * decorate room with flowers, artwork, and cards
 * bring grooming articles and perfumed products
 * start diary or blog for vitals, meds and appointments
 * set up guest book
 * bring personal goods (e.g. bible, rosary, pillow, afghan)
 * consider gifts (e.g. stuffed animals, music box, craft materials)
 * skype with  friends and family
 * bring favorite snacks and take-out meals
 * play their favorite or inspirational songs