Assist elders to maintain an active social life by establishing hobby clubs. Engaging in hobbies brings immense pleasure and a sense of belonging.
There are many easy learn-to-draw techniques out there, however none are quite as easy as Drawing from Numbers!
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I have bought a wide variety of teas from around the world. Each resident will have a china cup, we will have a bucket for any slops and some fresh water to rinse the cups.
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For the elderly who loved to read all their lives, listening to someone read to them can bring profound comfort and joy. Why not start a Read-Aloud Readers Group activity at your facility; a Book Club with a difference! Read-aloud activities are an intervention well worth pursuing.
Music is an activity intrinsic to most cultures of the world. The benefits of listening to music can include improving memory, relaxing the mind, focusing attention, and healing the body.
If you don’t already run a regular ‘Movie Night’ at your facility, try it out! All you need is a large screen, some good speakers, and of course popcorn and ice cream to add to the cinematic experience!
For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Here are some wonderful garden activities for the elderly.
Organise special outings with groups of men to build stronger friendships and reminisce. Thank you Carol for this activity.
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Create a space just for men who can do craft.
This is a great social activity for men.
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Form a Red Hat Society Club to encourage, support and promote friendships amongst women at your facility.
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Start a crochet and knitting club for the enjoyment of all!
A wonderful social activity for the elderly in assisted living facilities.
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