A HANDBOOK OF VALUABLE ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS
About the Book
This book "A Handbook of Valuable Activities For Seniors" is useful tool for Senior and Adult participants to enrich their lives through a variety of recreational and social activities in an Adult Day Care. This book minimizes the teachers' extra effort in looking for activities which will suit the objectives for the different topics given to the participants in the Adult Day Care. This book contains practical teaching objectives and varied activities for use in the Adult Day Care programs. These activities are explained in language that is clear and simple. Each of them is intended to develop the participants personality- his attitudes, habits, skills, knowledge and abilities. This book "A Handbook of Valuable Activities for Seniors" is also a reliable resource material to enhance the Seniors and Adults' potential creativity. It is also useful in channeling the extra energy of seniors and adults and the activities included could be a good basic experience. The activities are designed to help maintain the independence of the seniors and adults in the community and based on an individual direct approach, while encouraging self-esteem, self reliance and achievement. The contents of this book, however, are not prescriptive; they are merely suggestions and can be modified according to the need of local conditions. Let this book be your guide as you explore new dimensions in your presentation of the different Activities for the Senior participants in an Adult Day Care. Dr. Felipe Cofreros Ph.D.
About the Author
Felipe Cofreros Ph.D. spent more than thirty years of aggregate experience in teaching literacy, adult education, pre-school, elementary, high school, college and the administration of instructional English as a Second Language [ESL] services among Indo-Chinese refugees [Vietnamese, Lao, Khmer, and Hmong] in the International Catholic Migration Commission [ICMC], Philippine Refugee Processing Center [PRPC] in Sabang, Morong, Bataan, Philippines for a decade. Felipe also taught English as a Second Language [ESL] in different countries in Asia and North America. Presently Felipe is one of the Board of Directors and the Executive Program Director of the International Adult Day Care, LLC in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Felipe has authored more than a dozen of Children's Picture Books with comprehension questions for three years old and up geared for use in the pre-school classroom; A Pre-school Math Workbook: "Let's Build Our Math Skills Workbook for children ages three years old and up; Effective Ways To Assess English Language Learners [For Intermediate and Advanced Levels]; One Accord - an inspirational book of Bible promises; Inside Japan: Its People and Culture; East Timor: A New Independent Country; Refugee Resettlement In A Multi-Ethnic Society Part 1; A Handbook of Writing Activities for Intermediate and Advanced English Language Learners and A Handbook of Valuable Activities for Seniors. Felipe graduated as a scholar from the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City, Philippines with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with Specialization in Social Studies and Art Education. He got his Latin, Theology, Spanish and Philosophy courses in the Seminary of San Agustin in Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. He got his Master's Degree in TESOl and Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology from an on-line University in the USA. Felipe obtained quite a number of certificates in different disciplines such as TESOL Teaching Certificate Course, Lingua Edge, LCC, TESOL Teaching Training Systems West Olympic Course Blvd, Beverly Hills, California, USA; Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Management for Managing People for Maximum Performance Certificate and The Roots of Learning; Society for Effective Affective Learning in Brighton, England, United Kingdom.