This section on fall crafts for the elderly has a variety ofprojects for various ability levels. So they’re perfect for your senior activities calendar. Art supplies for these crafts can be very affordable too. You can modify projects to suit your needs,and provide a little help as required. You can also ask family, friends, members,…Continue reading

The hand reflexology chart has proven to be very handy to me recently. Some years ago I took a class in hand reflex points and basic hand massage, as well as foot reflexology. It was very effective for using on both myself and my kids. Then recently when the local visiting nurse came to her…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

Our easy craft ideas for seniors are perfect for all abilities.Welcome to “Crafts Central Get a variety of ideas with affordable craft supplies. This page points you to crafts for parties, seasonal and holiday crafts, fun food crafts, crafts for gifts, and more. Our Easy Craft Ideas… We have fall, winter, spring and summer crafts…Continue reading

Welcome to our page about simple Christmas crafts for seniors and elderly (fun to do with kids too)! The craft supplies we use are inexpensive and easy to get, including at craft stores. Be sure to also see more Christmas crafts by following the link to our special page all about pinecone crafts – You’ll…Continue reading

These strawberry desserts have your choice of topping and are also easy  gifts you can make. Do it the super easy way or make chocolate covered strawberries. We explain both. This is both a food and craft project so perfect for senior activities. The result will be an attractive centerpiece, door prize, or gift –…Continue reading

Gourd craft ideas are perfect for seniors and elderly! They’re fun all year round, but particularly make great fall craft projects. I love the lumpy, bumpy kinds that suggest all sorts of funny and weird characters. And these gourds so easy! And can be adjusted to all activity levels. Just take a look at the…Continue reading

Learning and volunteer ideas go hand in hand. Either makes a great retirement activity too – even if you don’t retire.  Would you like to learn something new and volunteer at the same time? Or just do one or the other? To keep our memories and mental faculties in top shape, we need to keep…Continue reading

I first became familiar with how to make mulled wine when visiting Europe (I have German ancestry), where it is popular during the chilly months. Mulled wine is an old, historical beverage dating from at least the Middle Ages, and was used to warm you up from the inside out. It’s most typically a red…Continue reading

Elderly problems can involve a sudden need for elder caregivers or other help …Either from an outside source such as a senior home care service, or assisted living facilities. Or perhaps you. Are you ready? But how do you really know if there’s a real problem. Or if it’s just normal aging? Our loved ones…Continue reading