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Archives of #music

How to host a 1960s Hippy Day

The staff and I recently held a 1960’s day in our aged care center and it was a huge success with the residents. In this article, I am sharing some of the key points and some photos to help inspire you when holding your own 1960’s day.

Puzzle Table

Starting a new position as an Activity Coordinator is a challenge for anyone. New residents to meet getting to know their capabilities and what activities they enjoy doing.

Reminiscing in the 50’s and 60’s Kitchen

I am lucky enough to have collected and inherited many old kitchen utensils which I display in my outdoor kitchen complete with an old ‘Everhot’ wood stove. I’m always on the lookout at op shops and car boot sales for old and unusual items that I can add to my collection.

Name that Tune ♫ ♪

Music can have a profound effect on the elderly and those living with memory loss. I encourage all aged care workers to incorporate some music activities into their calendar.

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 their youth when Elvis was a superstar on TV and radio and these would be great memories to them.

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

From the Author: October Update from Outback Australia

Hello everybody, We have been very busy with our Sing-along and now our boxed card sets to use in activities. I am currently in Darwin at the top of Australia but heading back to Perth Western Australia in just over two weeks time. I will be travelling by road in my four wheel drive towing […]

From the Author: August Update – Activity Cards Inspiration

Hello everybody, We have been very busy with our Sing-along and now our boxed card sets to use in activities. I am currently in Darwin at the top of Australia but heading back to Perth Western Australia in just over two weeks time. I will be travelling by road in my four wheel drive towing […]