Game Time With Others

Games, such as Bingo, have been shown to have positive effects when played by Alzheimer’s and other dementia patients. One study reported in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia found that playing Bingo provides mental stimulation that is highly therapeutic to people with cognitive disorders. Individuals participating in the study performed significantly better on measures of cognition. Staff members...

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Activities – Daily, Weekly and Monthly

Our Staff takes great pride in the routine and comfort of all kinds of Activities here.  From Fishing Trips to the Buford Dam Recreational Area to dances, music and chair exercises, we believe in keeping busy and engaged in life! We have over 25 regular, loyal volunteers who bring us all kinds of fun.  They lend their time and talent to our Activities Director to supplement her creativity.  Certified Music Therapists, Pet Therapists and our...

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Healing Through The Arts – Quinlan Visual Arts Comes to The Guest House

Healing through the Arts is an ongoing therapeutic art program that began from a grant though the Northeast Georgia Community Foundation to Quinlan Visual Arts Center. Healing Through The Arts for 2017 at The Guest House has been funded through a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation. More than simply an art class, it is a valuable life enrichment opportunity. Over the past three years the Quinlan has successfully expanded community outreach in...

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July 4th Fun – Sandy & Ms. D enjoy Strawberries, Blueberries and Vanilla Icecream

The Guest House employs an energetic and devoted Activity Staff.  Our days are filled with comforting routines along with surprises and creative projects. Our Activities Department coordinates Occupational Therapy which is brought to us by Brenau University OT Students and Faculty.  Music Therapy is provided by two talented Certified Music Therapists.  Pets Therapists – Dogs who are trained to work with Alzheimer’s and other...

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