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My Dad’s Favorite Thing: Coloring

Coloring Books: Coloring fun and challenges for all ages. Doverpublications.com.

Do you have a loved one who has had a stroke?  Over the past few years, my father has had multiple strokes and was placed in a nursing home at the age of 65.  He is bed-bound and can do very little on his own.  He isn’t a fan of watching TV or reading.  So, how does he fill his day?  He practices his hand coordination by writing words and coloring.  It may sound a little nuts that an adult (much less a man) spends so much time coloring.  I’m actually proud of him for working to improve his hand strength.  I can connect with the fun of coloring because I have done various artwork over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

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