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    Introducing, our Speed Friendship Group for Seniors in Aged Care! While speed dating is a familiar concept, have you considered “speed friending” for residents in aged care? This innovative activity has shown great promise in several facilities, sparking new friendships that might not have otherwise blossomed.

    Speed Friendship Group cooking together in aged care

    Building Connections, One Conversation at a Time

    The beauty of speed friendship lies in creating a structured environment for residents to connect. If someone discovers a common interest with another participant, they can naturally initiate further conversation after the activity.

    This guide will show you how to run a successful speed friendship group, complete with conversation-prompting questions.

    Speed Friendship Group Questions

    1. Where were you born?

    2. Have you been married?

    3. Do you have any children?

    4. What did you do for a job?

    5. What is the best thing that ever happened to you?

    6. If you could go to anywhere in the world where would you go?

    7. What is your favorite food?

    8. Do you love cooking?

    9. Did you have a favorite hobby or sport that you loved doing?

    10. Where was your most favorite place to go and why?

    11. Where did you grow up?

    12. What kind of music do you like listening to?

    13. What is your favorite television program?

    14. Do you like to wake up early or sleep in?

    15. What movie star was your favorite?

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