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    Memory Lane Therapy presents Celebrating International Beer Day in Aged Care! Beer drinking can be a fun social event, many seniors have fond memories of sharing a beer with friends around their local pub throughout their life, let’s bring back those memories and celebrate the fun of International Beer Day in aged care!

    Observe that some cultures and religious groups may be sensitive to the consumption of alcohol so always plan an alternative activity for those not wanting to attend International Beer Day.

    When to Celebrate the International Beer Day?

    Mark your calendars! International Beer Day is a global celebration that takes place annually on the first Friday of August. So, grab your favorite brew and get ready to raise a toast with friends and fellow beer enthusiasts around the world with this amazing activity!

    Send out International Beer Day Invitations!

    Send out invitations to all the residents and staff before the big event. We have prepared an invitation for you, just click the image below save it and print. We have left space at the bottom for you to fill in any extra details.

    International Beer Day Invitation Template
    Print this invitation


    Present your activity room or bar with decorations for the day. Blow up beer mugs, beer flags, print a few posters, gold balloons and streamers. Get some of the residents to assist you with your setting up area.

    International Beer Day Decorations

    Share some funny Beer related jokes!

    Sharing a beer is all about good times and good laughs so let’s share some funny beer and hangover jokes! Here is a collection of jokes we have prepared for you to print out and share.

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    Have an International Beer Selection Including Light Drinks

    Choose a few famous beers from around the world. Australia’s Fosters, Mexico’s Corona, USA’s Budweiser and Ireland’s Guinness! Supply a few non-alcoholic beers light Heineken Zero and offer shandy’s (beer and lemonade) for those wanting something lighter.

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    Beer Snacks

    Don’t forget the perfect pairings! Elevate your International Beer Day experience with some delicious snacks that complement your chosen brew. Classic options like nuts, crisps (potato chips for our American friends), and pretzels are always a crowd-pleaser. But feel free to get creative! Think salty popcorn, savory cheese cubes, or even some marinated olives.

    Beer with snacks

    Have a Beer Sing-along!

    Get a fun beer song playlist together, Polka, Waltz, Country and German Beer songs are popular, as well as Slim Dusty’s “Pub with no Beer.” Anything that has a feel-good theme and will get them singing!

    Below is a YouTube playlist we have selected for you.

    Spark Nostalgic Cheer with Pub Talk!

    • “Back in the day, did you have a favorite watering hole you’d frequent with friends?” – This question sets the scene and invites them to share their preferred pub.
    • “What kind of brew did you enjoy most after a long week?” – This focuses on their preferred beverage and might spark stories about specific beers.
    • “Did you ever meet someone special at a local pub?” – This adds a personal touch, potentially leading to heartwarming stories about meeting their spouse or a close friend.

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