Activity Calendars

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

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General Activity Calendar

May Activity Calendar

Celebrate National Nursing Home Week (May 10-16) with your residents by providing fun, themed activities each day. For instance, plan a fun Community Day with a Train Show featuring the kids of your facility's neighborhood, or schedule a Learn Something New Day featuring a Piano Lesson for residents.

View the May calendar
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General Activity Calendar

June Activity Calendar

Enjoy the great weather of June with fun, outdoor activities. For example, host a Pool Party featuring a kiddie pool or a Beach Party featuring a volleyball tournament. In addition, plan a few outdoor evening activities like an after-dinner Concert in the Park or a Late-Night Astronomy Class.

View the June calendar
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General Activity Calendar

July Activity Calendar

Host fun patriotic activities for your residents to celebrate the Fourth. For instance, invite residents to create their own Freedom Paintings or host a fun Uncle Sam Sing Along. In addition, celebrate this National Ice Cream Month with refreshing treats like a Make Your Own Sundae Social or an interesting Ice Cream Taste Testing Nightcap.

View the July calendar
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Specialized Activity Calendar (with subscription)

Men's Activity Calendar

Add fun activities to your monthly activity calendar that relate to your male population like interesting discussion activities as well as hands-on activities like making Seed Mosaics on Johnny Appleseed Day. In addition, provide fun, special events for the men that are unique like participating in a Baby-Changing Relay or Writing Hit Country Songs.

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

Dementia Activity Calendar

Provide specialized activities for your residents with Alzheimer's or dementia that are fun, yet meaningful. For instance, teach American Sign Language as a bedside activity to encourage more Finger Exercises, or host a fun Kite Fair as a sensory stimulation activity for your residents to celebrate National Kite Month.

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

Weekly-Themed Activity Calendar

Create interesting activities for your residents by providing fun, weekly themes. For example, during Art Week recruit residents to make Artistic Sugar Cubes as a lower-functioning activity, or during Break Out the Sunglasses Week teach residents how to make Beaded Chains for their sunglasses.

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.