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.
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.
Saint Patrick’s Day on March 17th can be a fun and eventful day in aged care, below is a collection of activities for you to include in this year’s St Patrick’s Day Festivities.
Valentine’s Day is arriving again and what better way to get our senior residents in care into the spirit of love than with a good old quiz! Below is a list of questions and answers for the quiz. If you wish to print it out there is a PDF version, just click the button below.
This is a story many of your senior residents may remember. It was 1959, on the 3rd of February and a fatal plane crash near Clear Lake Iowa took the lives of three up and coming rock & roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Vales, and J.P. Richardson also known as “The Big Bopper.