Activity Directors plan, implement, and evaluate activities for nursing home residents. They design programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation, and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills. There are many types of facilities where Activity Directors work. Activity Directors can work in long-term care facilities, assisted living communities or adult day care programs. This training program introduces you to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps you understand seniors and know how to work with them. This program combines sound academics with an empathetic view of the lives of older people.