Solution Name: Social Language Advanced Program
Skills to Increase Social Language
Allow extra time for seniors to respond and process information
Sit face to face
Maintain eye contact.
Speak slowly, clearly and loudly.
Use short, simple words and sentences and simplify information
Stick to one topic at a time.
Give the senior an opportunity to ask questions and express themselves
Don't interrupt or rush seniors during communication.
Activities to keep seniors engages in social language and activities
Join an activity that senior shows interest towards
Enjoy lifelong learning opportunities
Join a senior fitness center
Spend time with family
Try out new technology
Pick up a part-time job
Lectures/Continuing Education classes
Pottery and Ceramic Classes
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