• July Activity Calendar

    Here is my July 2019 Activity Calendar for seniors. There are many exercise class options, craft ideas, games, socials/party ideas and more! This is meant to help other Activity Directors and Planners save some time and gather some fresh ideas for their assisted living and senior care facilities. This month in America celebrates 4th of July, I have included craft, social and music activity ideas for this holiday. Please check out my Pinterest Page https://www.pinterest.com/lovelaughandbingo/ for more ideas of Fourth of July party decorations and snacks! Also, I’ll be posting some July themed trivia, word games, BEACH Bingo and more, so keep your eye out for those! What are you…

  • 10 Easy And Free Group Activities For Seniors

    Some of my favorite activities are large group activities. I love having everyone in one big room having fun together. Also, sometimes we are short handed or it’s been a very active week and the residents still need activities but maybe not such physical activities. I have come up with 10 easy to plan group activities that everyone can participate in and enjoy, no matter their ability level. Auction To prepare for this fun activity, I ask the residents to donate items such as clothes, purses, blankets, books, puzzles, etc that they no longer use to the auction to be “bought” by someone else. I obviously work as a quality…

  • Great Father’s Day Gifts for Aging Parents

    Father’s Day is just around the corner and you want to find a great, unique and useful gift for your Dad. I created this list of gifts specifically with aging parents in mind. These are some great ideas for some very thoughtful gifts that he will not only love, but use everyday, and think of YOU! If any of these gifts seem perfect for your Dad, you can easily find the products pictured below on Amazon by clicking directly on the photo. 1. Wireless Earphones These are great for watching TV without disturbing his neighbor. They begin recharging simply by placing them back on their stand, so they should be…