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Stephen 27th Nov 2021 Activities Assistant

Moneyball

This is such a great game, my residents loved it so much we have made this a weekly event!
Jean 27th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Is Your Activity Department Person-Centered?

My activities are person centered. A lady came to the home and her interest was teddy bears, I stratched my head quite a bit, collected 'teddies' from willing residents and made a display in the lounge of a 'teddy bears' picnic. After that I was baffled again until I found pre-made teddies that only needed to be 'stuffed' (build a bear style). She really enjoyed that, made friends with the lady sitting next to her and the new friend assisted. The two new teddies she made sit on her bed now. Where to next, any ideas? I have another new lady creating a scrap book of cats, everyone is on the lookout for cat pictures for her. Once she has completed the scrap book she may keep it herself or it will be handed around for other residents to browse through. It takes imagination, research for products suitable and a small budget but it is very rewarding.
Linda 25th Nov 2021 Virtual Programer

Owls Presentation

I'm so glad you can enjoy with your folks. I just love
putting these presentations together...it helps me to
keep my ol' folks engaged for at least 15 minutes of
one of our hour long online classes.
Rosemarie 24th Nov 2021 Retired

Brand Names and Slogans Quiz 2

You are wonderful! Happy Thanksgiving
Chris Mang 24th Nov 2021

Two Minute Activities for Dementia Care

Thanks you for your beautiful hints.
Love them.
Rebecca 24th Nov 2021 DAHS Activity Director

Holiday Mittens Memory Game

You're so welcome!
I enjoy creating them :)
Stephanie 23rd Nov 2021 Recreation Therapist

Musical Bingo

I think your version looks great. I'm not sure about the shuffle feature but my guess is that it would go through the whole list before repeating a song.
Audrey 23rd Nov 2021 Social Service Worker

February Quiz

Thank you Golden Carers for these great activity ideas. You have made my life a lot easier.
Audrey.
Lori 23rd Nov 2021 Activity

Guess How Old They Are Now

My same problem
Emily 22nd Nov 2021 Diversional Therapist

Christmas Jokes & One-Liners for the Elderly

I am always looking for short and funny stories for our quarterly Newsletter.
I don't have to search anywhere...Thank you Golden Carers, you are the best!
Gwyneth 22nd Nov 2021 Volunteer

Christmas Anagrams

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: CHRISTMAS ANAGRAMS
Linda 22nd Nov 2021 Virtual Programer

Owls Presentation

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: Owls Presentation
Sonya 22nd Nov 2021 Lifestyle Co Ordinator

Newsletter Template - December 2021

Absolutely fantastic template, makes my life soo much easier
Gwyneth 21st Nov 2021 Volunteer

Short Story: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: A Christmas Story "How the Grinch Stole Christmas "by Dr. Seuss"
Gwyneth 21st Nov 2021 Volunteer

Christmas Quiz VI

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: CHRISTMAS TRIVIA
Gwyneth 21st Nov 2021 Volunteer

Christmas Riddles

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: CHRISTMAS RIDDLES
Elaine 20th Nov 2021

12 Tips for Writing Progress Notes

Can anyone please tell me how to write a progress notes.?
Teresa 20th Nov 2021 Activity Assistant

Holiday Exercise Inspiration

Love these ideas to make exercising more fun and part of the holiday season!
Mercedes 19th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Cookies & Biscuits Word Search

For the very first time I really spent time to browse through various activities. Golden Carers is absolutely AMAZING !!
Thank you, thank you.
Sheila 19th Nov 2021 Lifestyle Co-ordinator

A Boy to His Dad Poem

Just Lovely, that made me cry!
Gwyneth 18th Nov 2021 Volunteer

Pot Luck Quiz 30

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: TRIVIA
Vivian 18th Nov 2021 Leisure & Lifestyle Coordinator

Christmas Bingo

wow this will be great to use in December, thanks very much.
I will use Christmas themed gifts as prizes.
Lori 18th Nov 2021 Activity

Guess How Old They Are Now

My same problem
Carman 18th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Unscramble Word Search - Valentine's Day

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: VALENTINES DAY UNSCRAMBLE WORD SEARCH
Stephanie 18th Nov 2021 Activity Director

Antique Roadshow Presentation & Game

Are there answers somewhere for the "up close" photos?
Carman 18th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Lotto 649 Game

Hi Mariann
Did your residents enjoy the Lotto 649 Game?
Carman 18th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Lotto 649 Game

You're welcome! Hope they like it
Carman 18th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Unscramble Word Search - Baby

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: BABY UNSCRAMBLE WORD SEARCH
Olga 17th Nov 2021 Nurse

BBC Reminiscence Archive

Thank you, such a great resource, by any chance do you have something for USA
Carman 17th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Hopscotch Dice Game

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: HOPSCOTCH GAME
Lorena 17th Nov 2021 Caregiver

20 Acts of Kindness to Bestow Upon Your Residents

I like this ,
I did so far five acts of kindness.
And working on finishing the list.
Rebecca 17th Nov 2021 DAHS Activity Director

Holiday Mittens Memory Game

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: Holiday Mitten Memory Game
Carman 17th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Unscramble Word Search - Scrabble

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: UNSCRAMBLE WORD SEARCH
Gwyneth 16th Nov 2021 Volunteer

Quick Response Quiz: Plurals

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: QUICK RESPONSES/TIME LIMIT?/WHAT IS THE PLURAL OF:
Josephine 16th Nov 2021

15 Christmas Tips for Activity Professionals

Thank you for all the lovely ideas to have fun with our clients. They really love making things.
Merry Christmas and a Happy 2022 New Year everyone.
Stephanie 16th Nov 2021 Activity Director

Gratitude Jar

hello I am new here and new to the activity department. I need some ideas for December
Gwyneth 15th Nov 2021 Volunteer

30-Minute Exercise Routine

Hello Kaitlyn, Read you comments regarding exercises, here are a few more which might be of interest to you
https://www.goldencarers.com/exercise-singalong/7507/
https://www.goldencarers.com/2-gentle-exercise-routine/6704/
https:www.goldencarers.com/Im-gonna-sit-right-down-and-write-myself-a-letter-singalong-exercise/6494/
https:www.goldencarers.com/tulips-from-amsterdam-singalong-exercise-6459/
https:www.goldencarers.com/hands-knees-and-boomps-a-daisy-dance/6399/
https:www.goldencarers.com/pleasant-face-exercise/6398/
https:www.goldencarers.com/macarena-learn-the-exercise-then-do-the-dance/6375
https:www.goldencarers.com/happy-wanderer-exercise-and-singalong/6364/
https:www.goldencarers.com/relaxing-chair-exercise-for-upper-body/6373/
https:.www.goldencarers.com/short-easy-seated-exercise-routine/6371/
https:www.goldencarers.com/seated-exercise-climb-a-mountain/6338/
https:www.goldencarers.com/short-easy-exercise-routine/6301/
https:www.goldencarers.com/3-minute-seated-exercise-routine-6642
https:www.goldencarers.com/the-grand-old-duke-of-york-exercise-and-singalog/6365/

Gwyneth volunteer
Sylvania 15th Nov 2021

This Day in History for Seniors: November

Is their any French version
John 15th Nov 2021 Activites Manager

Perry Como Presentation

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: Perry Como Presentation
John 15th Nov 2021 Activites Manager

1950s Headlines

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: The 1950s Presentation
John 15th Nov 2021 Activites Manager

Antique Roadshow Presentation & Game

A new activity has been posted by a Golden Carers member: Antique Roadshow Presentation & Game
Sally 15th Nov 2021 Motivational Therapist

Pairing & Sorting

Some brilliant ideas on this website. Useful and inspiring.
Kristen 15th Nov 2021 Activity Director

Christmas Songs - Sing the Next Line Quiz

Thank you for what you do honestly. I use other sites and they seem babyish at times. Yours are new and refreshing! Your making the holiday season easy on me!!
Becca & Christine 14th Nov 2021 Recreation Therapist

Color By Numbers - Winter House

this one seems to be missing some 4s but very fun to do !!
Lisa 13th Nov 2021 Activities for Seniors

What Would You Do?

This is fabulous! Excellent discussion and made them think!
Gwyneth 12th Nov 2021 Volunteer

Collective Nouns Word Bank Quiz

Thanks Christine, Gwyneth
Darla 12th Nov 2021 Recreation and Rehab Manager

Old Occupations Quiz

Thank You Golden Carers. Once again, the full screen slideshow and hangman will be large enough on the big screen for all to view. Wonderful ideas. A day away from work means a day to explore your site!
Darla 12th Nov 2021 Recreation and Rehab Manager

Name the Aircraft Quiz

Thank you for the Slide Show size. I did take your idea in past, and enlarge the photos to 8.5" x 11" for the folks to see. With the slide show, I can attach the laptop to the television screen and show on the large screen. Great idea for Men's Day!
Janet 11th Nov 2021 Lifestyle & Wellbeing Coach

Newsletter Template - January 2022

Is there a January 2022 newsletter as the template says 2021?
Jean 11th Nov 2021 Activities Coordinator

Where to Find Continuing Education Opportunities

I really enjoy the training courses offered by Daily Sparkle (U.K.), I was really inspired by a short course that I did recently 'Behaviour as Communication'. Learnt a lot from it and the points go towards my CPD.
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