Gloria Hoffner is an award-winning and nationally certified activity consultant and a former journalist with the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she wrote frequently about science and seniors.
She is the founder of Guitar with Gloria and Science for Seniors, a national company that provides activity programs at communities in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.
The Science for Seniors program earned her a first place award in the 2010 National Certification Council of Activity Professionals “Best Practice” division. The award recognized Science for Seniors as the most outstanding new activity program design among retirement, assisted living, personal care, long-term care, and adult day center facilities.
Hoffner is also a frequent speaker at national and statewide conventions for professionals in the healthcare, activity, and certified therapeutic recreation fields.
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Going Places in Northern Europe: Armchair Adventures and Activities
by Gloria Hoffner
This book is designed to be used for a travel activity lasting one hour, one day, or one week, and spread over daily, weekly, monthly, or annual sessions. It can provide new ways to celebrate special events, such as holidays including St. Patrick’s Day and Bastille Day. In addition, each chapter’s Game section includes a fun and easy traditional game.
Science for Seniors
by Gloria Hoffner
Science for Seniors shows activity leaders how to provide stimulating science activities that provide both entertainment and enlightenment, as part of a life-long learning process. Contains basic science information and hands-on programs that activity directors or therapists can use with seniors of all intellectual and physical abilities.
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