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 fun observances throughout the month, like scheduling a Babysitter Competition on National Babysitters Day, organizing a Senior Prom during prom season, or even hosting a Military Parade on Memorial Day.

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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
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.

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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.

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

October Observances for Activity Calendars

Celebrate the month of October, which has the most observances of any month, with fun activities that relate to the unique holidays, like hosting a trivia challenge on Smart Is Cool Day (October 22), playing word games on Dictionary Day (October 16), or even starting up a Bridge Club in your facility on Bridge Day (October 15).

View the October observances
General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

November Observances for Activity Calendars

As the holidays approach, take advantage of all the dessert holidays in the month of November. For instance, set up a sugar-free candy bar in your Activity Room on National Candy Day (November 4), host a bread bake-off on Homemade Bread Day (November 17), or teach a cake-decorating class to residents on National Cake Day (November 22).

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

December Observances for Activity Calendars

Spread holiday cheer throughout December by planning fun and festive activities for residents like an eggnog happy hour on National Eggnog Day (December 24), a gingerbread house decorating competition on Gingerbread House Day (December 12), or a candy cane Minute-to-Win-It game on National Candy Cane Day (December 26).

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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.