Activity Calendar Ideas

Search our monthly activity calendars in our membership for fun, senior ideas or our list of monthly observances for inspiration for your senior activity program.

General Activity Calendar (with membership)

Assisted Living Activity Calendar

Schedule fun activities that work well for your general population and that allow you to celebrate unique observances throughout the month, like hosting a Fun Night Out activity on National Night Out, organizing a Beer & Nuts Nightcap on International Beer Day, or even scheduling a Painting Left-Handed art class on International Left-Handers Day.

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Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Men's Activity Calendar

Don't forget about the men in your facility. Schedule interesting discussions, like Is It Pronounced Missour-ee or Missour-uh? on the day that Missouri became the 24th state. In addition, provide unique special events for the men, like hosting a One-Minute Speeches game on Professional Speakers Day.

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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 writing Heartfelt Letters to loved ones, or assist residents with creating foam sand during a sensory stimulation activity – One Last Trip to the Beach.

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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 Aloha Week recruit residents to participate in a Hawaiian Sing Along as a lower-functioning activity, or during Golfing Buddies Week, plan a special Plaid and Knickers event for residents to use golf clubs to hit marshmallows off golf tees in your backyard.

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

February Observances for Activity Calendars

Plan special activities for February, like a Sweethearts Ball on Valentine's Day (February 14) or a Presidential Trivia Challenge on Presidents' Day (February 20). In addition, schedule activities for popular events of the month like a Tailgate Party on Super Bowl Sunday (February 5) or an Oscars Night Nightcap on the evening of the Academy Awards (February 26).

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

March Observances for Activity Calendars

Have fun in March with your residents by celebrating a few traditional holidays, like hosting an Irish Jig on Saint Patrick's Day (March 17) or organizing a Costume Party for Purim (March 12). In addition, honor a few of the unique observances, like creating a Corndog Bar in your Activity Room on National Corndog Day (March 18) or scheduling a Line Dance Class for residents on As Young as You Feel Day (March 22).

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

April Observances for Activity Calendars

Celebrate the month of April by scheduling fun parties throughout the month for your residents that highlight interesting observances, like World Party Day (April 3), National Deep Dish Pizza Day (April 5), and National Hanging Out Day (April 19). Additionally, plan activities that relate to the religious observances of the month like Palm Sunday (April 9), Easter Sunday (April 16), and Passover (April 11-18).

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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.