Meet Life Enrichment Coordinator Maria A. Ortiz-Degro, CTRS

  1. WHY ARE ACTIVITIES IMPORTANT TO SENIORS? Leisure and recreational activities have no age limit. For seniors, activities have many proven physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and vocational benefits. Not only they can do their favorite activities but will be reaching overall health and wellness.
  2. WHAT IS YOUR NUMBER ONE TIP FOR KEEPING SENIORS ACTIVE AND HAPPY? My number one tip for keeping seniors active and happy is not just to entertain, but to provide meaningful and memorable activities that they will cherish every day.
  3. WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT YOUR WORK? I get to see residents smile when they are having a great time doing activities, and that I also can use my creativity every day to make a positive impact in their lives.