A reminiscing magazine for every day in May! Enjoy the next edition of the popular 'This Day in History' series with historical trivia, jokes, quotes and biographies!


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Ranell 16th Mar 2021 Teacher
I use This Day in History for my weekly World of Interest class with the seniors. I wold like to see less movie and song trivia and more historical and social trivia.
I love Golden Carers as a resource. You have so many interesting topics and ideas. My residents like the quizzes.
I am currently teaching via Zoom and it is challenging. It looks like I will not be back in person any time soon, either. Do you have any advice on how to engage a group which includes Memory Care virtually?
Thanks for all you do.
Susan 16th Mar 2021 Activity Director
Hi Randall
Thank you for your kind words
This article may help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/15-virtual-activities-for-residents-in-isolation/6292/#leaveComment
This comment from Julie may also help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/profile/60398/
Mentor Susan United States7th Oct 2020 ACTIVITY DIRECTOR
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I am not sure if these people have iPads or computers
If they do you could set up a zoom conference or a Skype call
You could also have a special Facebook group for them
If this is too much set up a teleconference
I am sure you can do one for free as long as the residents are able to use the phone
I had a group and we played bingo over the phone but there are many things you can do over the phone like trivia reminiscing etc
You could send these people cards and have them make simple cards to send other people
You could send them activities in the mail or have the caregiver bring them
Make sure they are Some thing that the clients could do
Sandra 19th May 2020 Activities Director
Thank you so much love these.
Talita 25th May 2020
Thanks so much for your feedback Sandra!
Susan 13th May 2020 Activity Director
Yes these are great and can be used in some many ways
Hannah 13th May 2020 Life Enrichment Director
LOVE LOVE LOVE this resource. I use these a couple times a week and my residents enjoy reminiscing!
Talita 18th May 2020
Thank you so very much for your feedback Hannah!
Anne 4th May 2020 Activity Co-Ordinator
have been using Golden Carers for a few years now, i love the "this day in History" and my residents all think it is good both young and old. Keep up the good work.
Talita 4th May 2020
Thanks so much for your feedback Anne!
Mary 31st Mar 2019 Activities Director
How do I get on this day in history for April?
Talita 31st Mar 2019
Hi Mary, you can find the full set here:
https://www.goldencarers.com/this-day-in-history/
Beatriz 28th Apr 2018 CNA Enrichment Coordinator in Memory Care
Hi My name is Beatriz and I would like to said thank you for your amazing job. I do have some recommendation in your presentation about One Day in The History The People with I work, they are not able to see the yellow colors, it look very nice, but is hard to read for most of them.
Talita 29th Apr 2018
Thanks for your feedback Beatriz, we will take this on board and setup a black and white version.
Patricia 27th Apr 2018 Activities Organiser
I think this is a brilliant idea and I am going to run it as a weekly session. Fantastic for Reminiscence and prompting discussion. I hope this is going to be a regular feature. Well done!
Talita 29th Apr 2018
Thanks Patricia, yes it is a monthly feature - the June edition will be out next week! Thank you for your feedback, much appreciated!
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