Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors helps them affirm who they are. Reminiscing is a stimulating activity that promotes social interaction.
We had so much fun & great communication between residents as they thought they were the only one that had misplacing items. Every time a resident placed an item on the "list" others would comment that they have done the same.
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We often make mind maps during our brain training sessions. Anyway, we thought we would see how many daft/silly/funny/ songs we could come up with.
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Drawing is a fun and interactive activity to pursue. Most people have done a little drawing or at least some doodling at some point in their lives. Offer clients the opportunity to revisit drawing as a pastime.
We gather information about a famous singer that guests will know with some interesting facts.
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Vintage photos from yesteryear provide wonderful reminiscing opportunities for the elderly living with dementia. Remembering the past helps the elderly affirm their lives and uncover deep-seated memories.
The origins and meanings of names attract a lot of interest and are a wonderful subject for reminiscing with clients.
Some statistics from the year 1915.
Only one hundred years ago!
One hundred years ago Australia was only 14 years out of federation; a very young nation indeed! Let’s reflect on how things were different in 1915.
2016 is nearly over! Let's reminisce about what was happening in the world 50 years ago. Discover more interesting anecdotes that your clients remember and add to the list below. A wonderful reminiscing activity for seniors!