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Archives of #xmas

Christmas Quiz for Seniors

Merry Christmas everyone! Here is a fun Quiz we have created for your Christmas Celebrations. We hope you and your senior residents have a fun day! Click the link below for the printable version.

Picture Frame Decorating

Allow everyone to use the available decorating materials to get creative. They really enjoy making them and they can keep the frames for themselves to put in their rooms or sell them at your fundraiser.

Easter Bonnets

Easter is a great time to have some fun activities leading up to the celebrations like making chocolates, hot cross buns, cards, decorations and something special like an Easter Bonnet to decorate for an Easter Bonnet Parade.

Valentine’s Forever

It’s been over 5 years since Marjorie moved in to the facility and Bill has visited her every day. He wanders over there and Marjorie see’s him through the facility window, they look at each other and kiss through the glass window before he goes inside. Bill brings her chocolates everyday if he remembers.

Renewing Wedding Vows in Aged Care

On Valentine’s Day 3 of our couples in care renewed their wedding vows in front of everyone at our facility, it was a wonderful day. For this event, we decorated our large activity room as a wedding reception covering the tables in white linen and wedding decorations.

Walking Club

Walking – its free, fun and lifts the mood of the participants! It is important to keep older body’s active and a walking group is a great social event to hold in your aged care center every week. People in wheelchairs may also want to join the walking club so it is important to have […]

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 and everyone enjoyed the end result, it was a very sensory experience especially for the residents living with dementia.

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 dementia loved doing this activity very much. Every year before Christmas we bought out the paper chain and added more links making it longer every year.