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Newsletter update 3.2.20-3.8.20

Week of 3/2-3/8 On Monday, Life’s Toolbox visited My Day Counts for an in-person update on previously assigned projects in their LIFE Training Activity Program. It was wonderful to see everyone in the same room, participants and instructors alike. Upon seeing Dr. Hatala, participants clapped and shared what they appreciated about the experiential activities Life’s

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Newsletter update 2.24.20-3.1.20

Week of 2/24-3/1 Life’s Toolbox had the opportunity to provide gardening-related activities at Oakmont Assisted Living & Memory Care on Friday! Dr. Hatala brought ferns for the residents to remove dead leaves from, promoting the use of fine motor skills. Residents were also given the option to color flower labels that will be used for

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Week of November 25th 2019

Week of November 25th 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont we painted and designed holiday ornaments for the Oakmont Christmas tree. Our Saturday Scenic Drive was a hit with the seven residents on board. Everyone enjoyed watching the ducks and geese at Craig Regional Park in Irvine. Aquatherapy: Goldenview: The school was closed all week

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Week of November 18th

Week of November 18th 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont we made Thanksgiving cards for our friends and family. Our Horticulture Club planted Coleus plants. Saturday was the annual Oakmont Thanksgiving Dinner! All the residents enjoyed socializing with their family and friends! Aquatherapy: At the pool, Thesis students from Stanbridge University came to learn about

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Week of November 11th

Week of November 11th 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont we went on an excursion to the Huntington Beach Library. Residents even threw pennies into the wishing well! Aquatherapy: At the pool, we observed swim instructors and their lessons, as well as practice Watsu! Goldenview: Students learned about Plant anatomy and what parts of a

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Week of November 4th

Week of November 4th 2019 Beachside: This week at Beachside we observed the rehab department during group therapy. Oakmont: This week we began a new session of horticulture therapy with the residents. We planted Lobelia flowers in the resident garden. Aquatherapy: At the pool, we filmed a video to show future clients and interns! Goldenview:

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Week of October 28th 2019

Week of October 28th 2019 Beachside: Did not attend this week. Oakmont: At Oakmont this week we brought the residents on an excursion to Laguna Beach. It had beautiful views and the residents really enjoyed it. Aquatherapy: At the pool, we practiced Watsu. We performed the movements Seaweed and Figure 8 and worked on balancing.

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Week of October 21st, 2019

Week of October 21st 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont was very exciting! We painted mini pumpkins with the residents, brainstormed halloween costume ideas and what items were needed for each costume, and prepared for the halloween party this week by decorating centerpieces using pumpkins and leaves. Aquatherapy: At at the pool, we did Watsu

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Gardening at Golden View 10/3/19

10/3/19  This week at Goldenview we focused on plant anatomy! Goldenview students learned about the “tops” and “bottoms” of different plants. The activities of the day included a fun flower anatomy worksheet where the students labeled the petals, leafs, and stem of the flower. The second activity the students practiced measuring different plants using a

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Gardening at Beachside, Golden View and Oakmont 9/9-9/13

9/9/19-9/13/19  This week was a pretty busy week at Beachside, Goldenview and our first visit for gardening at Oakmont. At Beachside, we continued to work with the residents on prior activities such as puzzles and painting. We created an outline of activities for the duration of Theresa and I’s fieldwork for the residents to participate

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