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Elvis Theme Day

Elvis Presley is an icon to many around the world and even more so to the older generation. Many of our seniors in care were in th...
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Elvis Presley Quiz

Elvis was a big part of the lives of our seniors in aged care. His rise to fame began during the 1950s and went on for 2 decades J...
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Independence Day

If you have American residents or just love to celebrate special days on the calendar here is a few ideas to celebrate Independenc...
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Flower & Gardening Quiz

Here is a Flower and Gardening Quiz we have put together for you to share with your senior residents in aged care. Join our Newsle...
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Mothers Day Quiz

Here is a Mothers Day Quiz we have put together for you to share with your senior residents in aged care. Join our Newsletter to r...
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Day Spa for Mothers Day

While working in Aged Care we decided one Mothers Day to create a Day Spa where all our ladies could come and be spoilt and pa...
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Pool Noodle Horse Race

This is a great game to play to celebrate your major Horse Racing Events.  You will need ✿ a swimming noodle – the skinn...
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Anzac Quiz

Here is an Anzac Quiz we have put together to share with your residents. Challenge the mind and test their knowledge. Join our New...
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Picture Frame Decorating

Allow everyone to use the available decorating materials to get creative. They really enjoy making them and they can keep the fram...
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Easter Bunny Ball Toss

Use the large cardboard box and make it into the Easter bunny shape. Leave a big fan-shaped hole for the mouth and glue its tongue...
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Easter Bonnets

Easter is a great time to have some fun activities leading up to the celebrations like making chocolates, hot cross buns, cards, d...
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Easter Quiz for Seniors

Happy Easter everyone! Here is a fun Quiz we have created for your Easter Celebrations. We hope you and your senior residents have...
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General Knowledge Quiz

Here is a general knowledge quiz we have put together to share with your residents. Challenge the mind and test their knowledge co...
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St Patrick’s Day Quiz

Here is a fun Quiz we have created for St Patrick’s Day. Click the link below for the printable version. We hope you and you...
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Australia Day Quiz

Lets get our Seniors all involved in this fun Australia Day Quiz. Quizzes like this are great to keep minds active and involved in...
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Walking Club

Walking – its free, fun and lifts the mood of the participants! It is important to keep older body’s active and a walk...
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Quiz Ball Activity

All you need is a beach ball, often found cheap at a variety store. Blow it up and write your questions on the ball with a permane...
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Christmas Sparkle Ball

I made this with my residents one Christmas and it turned out fantastic! The residents were able help put the project together an...
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Christmas Paper Chains

A very easy Christmas craft to do with your residents is to make old fashioned paper chains. I found that the seniors with dementi...
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Memory Boxes

A collection of old items in a memory box can help rekindle memories, scented items are really powerful in triggering autobiograph...
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High Tea

High Tea is a British tradition that was very popular in the early 1900’s thus being a great reminiscing activity for seniors li...
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Shopping Trips

As an experienced activity coordinator in residential aged care I am sharing with you my experience and tips for your shopping tri...
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FOOTBALL GRAND FINAL DAY

The Australian Football League Grand Final 2018 will be held in Melbourne on Saturday the 29th of September and telecast on TV. I...
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News & Views

A great way to start the morning in memory care. This activity would be held while enjoying our morning tea shortly after our walk...
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Painting using Leaves

This is a great art activity for Seniors that everyone can enjoy and create a beautiful piece of art work. These types of simple c...
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Pet Therapy

There is no doubt about the benefits of Pet Therapy in Aged Care. The animals bring comfort, companionship and joy to those who ...
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Popular Proverb Quiz

Lets get our Seniors all involved in finishing these proverbs, quizzes like this are great to keep minds active and involved in ve...
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The Ice Cream Van

Arranging the ice cream van to visit your facility and serve everyone a cone or small cup of soft serve is a great activity and tr...
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Gardening with succulents

Allot of people loved gardening when they were living independently at home. A really great activity to do with everyone is to col...
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Retro TV Trivia Quiz

Can you guess the name of this very funny show which started in the 50s? A young couple lived in an apartment and had neighbors Fr...
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The Wishing Tree

We were pleasantly surprised at how great this idea worked! We made two trees as there were at least 80 residents in our resident...
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The Nursery Rhyme Quiz

How long since your senior residents thought about or said a nursery rhyme? This will get everyone thinking back. Encourage everyo...
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Similes Quiz

Another great conversation starting quiz that your Senior residents will enjoy. These are the similes they learned in school so th...
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A Collection of Quiz

Lets get our Seniors all involved in answering these collection examples, quizzes like this are great to keep minds active and inv...
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Occupation Quiz

Quizzes are an important part of your therapy program, as they help to keep older minds active and healthy. This is a great quest...
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Men’s Club

I’m often asked what to do at Men’s Club. First of all, I always ran our Men’s Club one afternoon a week. We meet in an area...
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Football Tipping

This is a great activity that runs for a few weeks while the football season is on. In Australia our AFL Football season is starti...
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The Price is Right

It is likely that many of your residents grew up watching “The Price is Right.” It’s a fun game that began in the 50’s and...
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Famous Faces

This is a great memory game to play with your residents! Enjoyable with one person or a group of people. You can turn on your ster...
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The Proverb Activity

Everyone loves a good proverb and this game is loved by all in residential care Here’s how to play: Start by explaining that...
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