For many seniors the Melbourne Cup has been part of their life growing up in Australia and hosting a special event in aged care can help bring feelings of joy and celebration into their day.
For the first time in 123 years the Australian Football Grand Final will be held in Queensland at the Gabba on Saturday, October the 24th and for the first time it will be a night game with a 6:30 local time start making it 7:30 AEDT and 4:30 Western Australian time.
Lets get our Seniors all involved in this fun Australia Day Quiz. Quizzes like this are great to keep minds active and involved in verbal communication with the rest of the community.
Australia Day is the official National Day of Australia celebrating the arrival of the First Fleet into Port Jackson New South Wales on the 26th of January 1788. So on Australia Day, seniors in aged care love to celebrate by doing what Aussie’s love to do.
The Australian Football League Grand Final 2018 will be held in Melbourne on Saturday the 29th of September and telecast on TV. I always make it a special day for my residents who love AFL football and create a great atmosphere for the day.