Elderly games are excellent ways to exercise the “mental muscles!”Do you tend to use the same card games, board games, and word games over and over? Some are of course very popular and comfortable. The Usual… But most seniors also like to try something new!We’re probably all familiar with the typical – including games with…Continue reading

Need some easy outdoor elderly activities ideas?People ask about the outdoors when we have nice weather, and no matter what season.  Whether playing outdoor games, gardening, trying metal detecting, or visiting a park, there is always an activity to do outdoors, for almost anyone. Some ideas here are group outdoor activities, but some can be…Continue reading

These field trip activities for elderly and seniors include a variety of interests and abilities, as our readers come from all steps of life. You know your group and its preferences, so can see what’s right for you. Some outings listed are free, and some cost money or a small fee. Be sure to ask…Continue reading

Finding meaningful dementia activities can be a challenge.Especially if it is a new venture for you when caring for family or residents. We have a family member with Lewy Body Dementia and have found it can be an ongoing challenge. So look over this page and see what is a fit for you. The ideas…Continue reading

We have had several comments and requests for elderly music activities in recent months. Many of our readers are familiar with the benefits (including for health) of using music with seniors and the more elderly. (Great for kids too). And they’ve also read our page on Health, Music and Mood. One of the most easy…Continue reading

We’ve had readers ask us for more elderly activities that can be done with kids, including when visiting a family member — whether at their homes, assisted living, or a nursing home. Kids of all ages tend to get bored and restless fast; and since the purpose of a visit is to visit, it’s a…Continue reading

Elderly fiesta activities and parties are popular any season. Any time is a great time (especially in the winter when you wish it was warm out)! All you need are fun fiesta party items, plus Mexican food and recipes. Maybe some special party bags and party invitations. And, of course, pinatas. You can get many…Continue reading

Check out our elderly fish party activities! A really fun way to take advantage of a summer favorite – fishing – any time of year. If it’s warm weather outside, you can have an outing and go fishing, then throw a party later, or else on another day as a follow up. Some of your…Continue reading

Finding activities for elderly with vision loss can certainly be a challenge, but they can also be quite creative. I became caregiver for my Dad and had to learn. Fast. These types of activities for seniors were challenging to find. Dad had both serious vision and hearing loss, and I had also working with others….Continue reading

Our series of fun Kindle books are full of activities for seniors – general activities, games, and parties! (Plus Halloween). As you may (or may not) know, books for Kindle can also be read on your…PC, and mobile devices, so you don’t need an actual Kindle. If you want to see a listing of all…Continue reading