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Activity Ideas That Work
by Gina Salazar, AD
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CHEAP & EASY ACTIVITIES
NATURE WALKS- GRAB A FEW RESIDENTS
AND TAKE A WALK OUTSIDE.


DISCUSSION GROUPS-PICK A TOPIC AND GO AROUND THE ROOM
AND HAVE EACH RESIDENT TALK ON THAT SUBJECT.


SING ALONGS-GET SOME GOOD OL' MUSIC
AND SING TO YOUR HEARTS CONTENT.


TRIVIA-MOVIE,T.V.,NEWS,STATES,ETC. YOU CAN GET
ALOT OF FREE STUFF OFF THE INTERNET.


SHOW AND TELL-  HAVE RESIDENTS BRING A PICTURE
OR SOMETHING THAT HAS MEANING TO THEM
AND LET THEM TALK ABOUT IT.


COUPON CLIPPERS CLUB-(GREAT FOR ALZHEIMERS RESIDENTS)
BRING IN COUPONS AND HAVE STAFF AND FAMILIES BRING IN
TOO,AND MAKE A NICE BOX FOR THEM , AND LET RESIDENTS CUT
COUPONS AND PUT IN BOX,SET BOX IN LOBBY OR T.V.ROOM FOR
ANYONE TO TAKE.


JOKE CLUB- GET DIFFERENT JOKES AND RIDDLES AND SHARE WITH
YOUR RESIDENTS,SEE IF THEY KNOW ANY TOO.


SPELLING BEE-JUST GRAB A DICTIONARY AND GO TO IT...


PET HOUR-CALL YOUR LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER AND SEE IF THEY
HAVE ANY OUTREACH PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS AVAILABLE OR
ASK STAFF OR FAMILIES TO BRING IN THEIR PETS ON CERTAIN
DAYS OF THE MONTH.


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