Category Archives: Senior Living

Planning ideas for your Senior Living party planning.

Making the transition to a nursing home can be difficult, for both the senior and family members. One way to ease this transition is knowing that your nursing home is able to provide fulfilling activities and socializing opportunities to keep seniors happy and having things to look forward to every day. While there are many traditional  Continue Reading »

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

Did you know that as of 2014, there are 55 million people (about 17%) in the U.S. with Hispanic or Latino heritage? Most of them hail from one (or more) of twenty-one diverse countries from the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, South America, or Spain. Pop quiz question: Can you name all 21 countries? (Answer is  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 »

Easy Fall Season Craft Idea for Your Senior Center

Arts and crafts are popular activities for many senior centers. With festive fall holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, you will need easy craft ideas to fit both holidays. This Hanging Lanterns craft project is a great idea to engage your senior residents, and brighten up your center.   Supplies: Round Orange Paper  Continue Reading »

Easy Ways To Make Exercise Fun For Seniors

Staying active and strong is important for everyone, but especially for seniors. No matter what their ability or fitness level, all of your residents will benefit from a daily dose of activity. And, the more fun and easy you can make it for them, the better. Here are some easy ideas on how to keep  Continue Reading »

Benefits of Gardening for Senior Residents

Gardening is a staple activity in assisted living communities, and is also very trendy! Many centers have garden committees made of residents that are dedicated to planning and maintaining a flower or vegetable/herb garden on the property. Garden committees like these and garden clubs are terrific ways for your seniors, even those with limited mobility, to  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 »

5 Summer Party Safety Tips

The sun is shining, the weather is nice, and the birds are chirping…summer is here! The arrival of summer means more picnics, backyard barbeques, family reunions, and other seasonal celebrations. No matter what kind of summer party you’re gearing up for, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Here are 5 summer party safety tips  Continue Reading »

4 Springtime Ideas for Birthday Celebrations

Take advantage of spring’s natural magic (and the warmer weather) by taking all of your birthday celebrations outside. Use some of these fun ideas for birthday parties, or activities, while you enjoy the fresh air of springtime!   1. Garden Party An outdoor birthday party is wonderful opportunity for a classic garden party theme. Create  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 »

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