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, like hosting a Beer & Nuts Nightcap on International Beer Day, organizing a Happiness Game on Happiness Happens Day, or even scheduling Left-Handed Paintings during 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 an Animal Hunting discussion on World Elephant Day. In addition, provide unique special events for the men, like hosting a Bowling Tournament for the men in your Activity Room on National Bowling Day.

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Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Dementia Activity Calendar

Provide specialized activities for your residents with dementia that are fun, yet meaningful. For instance, as a bedside activity, teach your resident a few Tips and Tricks for coloring on National Coloring Book Day, or assist your resident with recording a greeting for her sister during a Recording Messages session on National Sister's Day.

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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 "Leave a Legacy" Week, assist residents with revisiting their past by using Reminiscence Boxes as a lower-functioning activity, or during "Saying Bye-Bye to the Grandkids" Week, host a Back-to-School Party for your residents and their grandchildren.

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

January Observances for Activity Calendars

Celebrate the month of January by scheduling fun parties throughout the month, like a Hot Toddy Nightcap Party on Hot Toddy Day (January 11), a Volunteer Party on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15), a Popcorn Party on National Popcorn Day (January 19), and a Pie Tasting Party on National Pie Day (January 23).

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

February Observances for Activity Calendars

Plan fun activities for February, like a Happy Hour on World Bartender Day (February 24) or a Candy-Making Party on National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day (February 25). In addition, schedule a few intergenerational activities with your residents and their grandchildren, like a Scout Troup Visit on National Boy Scouts Day (February 8) or a Gumdrop Tower Contest on National Gumdrop Day (February 15).

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

March Observances for Activity Calendars

Have fun this month with your residents by recognizing several of the unique observances and holidays throughout March and then planning fun activities on those days, like hosting a Tennis Tournament on World Tennis Day (March 5), organizing a Sloppy Joe Lunch on National Sloppy Joe Day (March 18), or scheduling a Spring Fling Dance on the first day of spring (March 20).

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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.