Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;
Born: 1937 in Lovington, Moultrie County, IL
I was born and raised in Lovington, IL, studied at the University of Illinois for four years. I worked in community and long term care programs for the elderly in Illinois for more than thirty years and continue to live in Lovington, IL.
Biographical and Professional Information
I studied occupational therapy and therapeutic recreation at the University of Illinois 1955 to 1959; Gerontology at Eastern Illinois University in 1973 and Activity Coordination at Youngstown State University in 1990. I worked in community and long term care programs for the elderly for thirty years and retired to care for my mother in Lovington, IL. I am a free lance writer of books about methods of providing cognitive stimulation for the elderly and the importance of doing so. Six of my books have been published by Gary Grimm and Associates and I write regular articles for A NEW DAY magazine for activity professionals.
- 52 WEEKS OF TRIVIA, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC., 2004
- 12 MONTHS OF TRIVIA, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC, 2004
- FOUR SEASONS OF TRIVIA, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC, 2006
- THE ACTIVITY CIRCLE, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC, 2006
- TRIVIALI-TEASE, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC, 2007
- 20 MINUTE TRIVIA, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC, 2008
- DO YOU KNOW: 840 Trivia Questions, GARY GRIMM & ASSOC, 2009
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
12 Months of Trivia: Recall Remember Reminisce
Release Date: 2004
Four Seasons of Trivia: Recall, Remember, Reminisce
Release Date: 2006
Release Date: 2006
20 Minute Trivia
Release Date: 2008
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
I have a presentation targeting nursing home activity personnel and others who work with the elderly to explain and emphasize the importance of providing cognitive stimulation for the elderly. I can be contacted via e-mail or by phone. My fee will be to cover travel expenses and I am available in mid-Illinois.
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