Activities in Season

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Remembering Christmas

Reminisce About Christmas Christmas will soon be here! The Christmas season is the perfect time to spend with an elder ...
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Thanksgiving Story Prompts for Family Gatherings

Here's a game the whole family can play when getting together for Thanksgiving. From elders to children, gather around and summon ...
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Social Media Sites for Elder Veterans

Many of our elders served in the military. There are many sites for veterans on social media. Here are a ...
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How to Make Snowballs and Oddballs

Want to bring Winter inside? Need a fun homemade exercise gadget? If you have old socks, then you can make some snowballs and ...
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Autumn Sensory Activities

Each season has its own brilliance. Autumn's brilliance is its oranges, reds, browns, crispness in the air, and crispness on ...
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Simple Homemade Crafts for Gifts or Bazaars

  Some seniors, like my mom, love making things for others. She loves to give her homemade items as gifts ...
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Hand-Sewn Cloth Napkins

Cloth Napkins are a fun touch to any table setting... and they are easy to make. If your older family member ...
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History Lessons

We're never too old for a history lesson. Bring together seven mostly middle-aged men, my dad, and some party food, and what ...
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November Activity Roundup

Happenings in November! Remember Veterans on Veteran's Day, November 11th. Honor the Veterans in your life by celebrating their service to ...
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Using Aprons to Reminisce and Inspire

I remember aprons, those lovely, stained companions that mother wore so beautifully in the kitchen while she worked to make our family a ...
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Remember When? Autumn

What do you remember about Autumn? Remember when... Autumn was a time to celebrate the harvesting of crops and produce ...
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Honoring Veterans

November 11th is Veteran's Day. Here are some ideas to honor the veteran in your life. Reminisce with a veteran ...
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Autumn Trips to Take With An Older Loved One

Autumn is a great time of year... to take some day trips with an older loved one. Here are some day ...
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Crock Pot Mulled Apple Cider

Apples, Apples, Apples! Celebrate apples during National Apple Month (October) or any time of the year, by making favorite and new ...
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Keeping Active During Autumn

Autumn is a great time to stay active for older family members and friends. The weather has turned a bit ...
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Tips for Helping an Older Person Join a Conversation

I have always believed our older generation mastered the art of conversation. Some grew up without television, radio, and telephones. Visiting ...
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Easy Craft-No Sew Throws

Throws make wonderful gifts for those who like a little extra warmth. What could be better than having your own ...
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Reminiscing about Thanksgiving

Remembering Thanksgiving Holidays of the past. Thanksgiving is a time to remember many traditions of the past. This is a great ...
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Planning a Thanksgiving Meal With an Older Family Member

Sit down with a cup of coffee or tea and plan your Thanksgiving meal with your older family member or friend ...
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5 Ways of Giving Thanks

We all have a need to give thanks. Here are 5 ways to help an older family member or friend to give ...
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Stirring Up Memories in the Kitchen

Many memories are made in the kitchen. This is the place where family and friends gather not only to eat, but ...
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Autumn Mason Jar Crafts

Mason jars have been around since the 1800's. The jars were used in home canning for the preservation of food. Today, ...
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Decorating Nature’s Way for Autumn

Helping an older person to decorate their home with seasonal decorations helps to remind them of the season, especially those ...
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Autumn Reminiscing

Fall is a season of beautiful color... and a wonderful time to take walks or just sit and relax at ...
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