Activity Calendar Ideas

Search these monthly activity calendars for fun, senior ideas that you can easily plug into your activity program. Use the general activity calendars for common activities, and the specialized activity calendars for more specific activities.

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General Activity Calendar

July Activity Calendar

Enjoy the month of July with your residents by planning unique activities like a Science Project: Fireworks Display on Independence Day, a Summer Olympics Day featuring a Medal Ceremony Social, and a week-long series of activities that make up Cruise Week with "trips" to China, Mexico, the Bahamas, France, and Italy.

View the July calendar
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General Activity Calendar

August Activity Calendar

During the hot month of August be sure to incorporate fun activities that keep your residents cool. For instance, create different ways to keep residents hydrated like hosting a Watermelon Break, a Granita Cool Down, an I Scream for Ice Cream Social, or set up your own Lemonade Stand for passersby.

View the August calendar
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General Activity Calendar

September Activity Calendar

Celebrate the fun holidays of September with your residents, like hosting a Labor Day Parade on Labor Day, organizing a Grandparents' Day Brunch on National Grandparents' Day, or planning a variety of fun themes for National Assisted Living Week, like Athletic Day, Men's Day, or Harvest Day.

View the September calendar
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Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Men's Activity Calendar

Add fun activities to your monthly activity calendar that relate to your male population. For example include interesting discussion activities as well as hands-on activities like making Vintage Postcards. In addition, provide unique, special events for the men, like hosting a Frat Night on Brother's Day.

View the sample men's calendar
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Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Dementia Activity Calendar

Provide specialized activities for your residents with Alzheimer's or dementia that are fun, yet meaningful. For instance, as a bedside activity, assist your resident with displaying his family photos in a Photo Gallery on his wall, or encourage residents to awaken their senses during a sensory stimulation activity – a Five Senses Taste Test.

View the sample dementia calendar
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Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Weekly-Themed Activity Calendar

Create fun activities for your residents by providing weekly themes. For example, during Memorial Week recruit residents to play a game of Tossing Red, White, and Blue Balloons as a lower-functioning activity, or during National Nursing Home Week, plan a special event for your facility like Hosting the 2016 World's Fair.

View the sample weekly-themed calendar

Quick Tip: One of the easiest ways to come up with new and fresh ideas for your activity calendar each month is to relate your activities to specific observances or happenings for the month.