Category Archives: Games

Pump Up Excitement for the Summer Games with Your Own Games!

The Summer Games are coming August 5 to August 21, 2016! Are you getting ready to celebrate this festive time? Need some new ideas to energize your friends and family? We’ve got lots of terrific ideas for you to take your summer games celebration to the next level. With our ideas and a little creativity, you  Continue Reading »

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Black Friday at Your Senior Center

With all of the hoopla that surrounds Black Friday, folks in nursing homes or assisted living centers may feel left out of the excitement. Give “Black Friday” a different spin, so all of your residents can feel more involved with this annual “crazy” day. Organize activities, both profitable and recreational, that will engage your residents  Continue Reading »

Hot Ideas for A Luau-Themed Summer Party

Luau-themed parties are HOT for summer. Whether you have a small team-building activity, department outing, or a larger-scale company picnic or resident activity, luau-themed parties are a popular choice. We have all kind of great ideas to help you create a fun-filled luau almost anywhere; indoors, the beach, or a large indoor space.      Continue Reading »

National Nursing Home Week 2015: Bring on the Fiesta!

National Nursing Home Week is May 10-16th and the American Health Care Association has announced this year’s theme: Bring on the Fiesta! Resources have been posted and the planning can commence! And, with the official subtheme of “Speaking the language of ‘Familia, Vida and Amor’” (Family, Life and Love), there are multiple ways residents can  Continue Reading »

National Activity Professionals Week, January 18th-24th, 2015

  Theme for 2015: “One of the Team—One in a Million”            It’s hard to imagine sometimes the stress that can come with planning a party. The more people, the more factors. This is the position Activity Professionals are in year round.   Enlist some help this week! Here are some  Continue Reading »

President’s Day: Quirky George Washington B-Day Facts

  We all know the basics about George, right? His birthday is coming up on February 16th! Here are some things that your history class might have skipped:   1) He didn’t wear a wig. That was all his real hair—he just powdered it.   2) No one will ever surpass him in military rank.  Continue Reading »

Christmas Party Games & Activities

Celebrating the holidays is even more fun with some games & activities to get your guests interacting with each other. Whether you’re planning an office party, a family celebration, or a neighborhood gathering, these games will make everything more festive.   Pin the Nose on Rudolph Start with a poster of a reindeer. Make noses  Continue Reading »

Beach Fun For Everyone

    Nothing says “summer” like a day at the beach. Whether your beach is at the ocean, lake, or a pool and sandbox in your backyard, plan a few activities to make your “day-at-the-beach” fun and memorable. Beach Activities: Seashell Scavenger Hunt; who can find the best variety of colors and shapes? (if you’re  Continue Reading »

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