First pick a topic, for instance, a wedding. Write down the story as you go along and lightly edit it connecting the characters so that it all comes together in the end. Print and distribute to residents who are very proud. This is a lovely activity for seniors!

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Barb 23rd Oct 2016
I do this with a bit of a twist - I tell the residents we are at the airport and we can take a plane to wherever they want. They each pick a place and we discuss what we'd have to eat there, animals we'd see, climate, etc. It is wonderful when the 'journey' brings memories to the surface. Once one of the residents said we were going to New York City to see a Broadway show - we stayed on that one for a week discussing musicals, what we'd eat, who we might see etc. Fun.
Heather 18th Oct 2016
Thanks for reminding me about this, I have not done it for so long, living in the country we have done many stories about going to the river fishing, its so much fun. think I will throw this in tomorrow. love it. thanks for sharing.
Talita 10th Oct 2016
Love this activity idea. Thank you for sharing!
Susan 5th Oct 2016
A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: Round Robin