Activity ideas for the week of 

January 9 -15

The following schedule is just a guideline. There is no right or wrong way to do this. If you do not enjoy something - skip it! If you loved it, do it again.
Try adding in a social element - schedule a phone call with friends and do the same activity together or talk about it after you have done it.

We want to see what you have been up to! Email your photos to us at:  [email protected]



Monday, January 9

• Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

Minds in Motion - version one - Click Here 

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here 

• Nostalgia Television - Click Here

• Explore the World with Virtual Tours - Click Here 
*We hope this video sparks conversation and memories to share with others. Seated walking is encouraged. 


Daily Gratitude - What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.
*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

Joke of the Day What does a ghost say on January 1st?




Answer:  Happy Boo Year!

Tuesday, January 10

Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

Minds in Motion - version two - Click Here

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here

Music for Memories - Click Here
*Radio Recliner is a private radio station run by real Resident DJs at senior living communities across the country. The goal is to stay connected. New shows every day.
Call to dedicate a song. You can also sign up to be a DJ. 855-863-0050


• Your Daily Dose of Good News - Click Here
*This website showcases people who are working to make the world a better place. Check back weekly for new inspiring stories!

Daily Gratitude - What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.
*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

• Joke of the Day - What’s the problem with jogging on New Year’s Eve?



Answer: The ice falls out of your drink!

Wednesday, January 11

• Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

• Minds in Motion  - version three - Click Here  

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here

• Music for Memories - Click Here

*Enjoy this video created especially for persons living with dementia. 

No Bake Recipe - Click Here

• Daily Gratitude - What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.

*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

• Joke of the Day -  What is corn’s favorite holiday?



Answer:   New Ear's Day.

Thursday, January 12

• Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

• Minds in Motion - version four -
Click Here 

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here

• Province Wide Music for Memories - Click Here to be directed to zoom
*A new musical guest plays live every Thursday at 2:00p.m.

• Virtual Tour - Click Here

• Daily Gratitude - What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.
*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

• Joke of the Day What’s a cow’s favorite holiday?



Answer:   MOO Year's Day!

Friday, January 13

Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

• Minds in Motion - version five - Click Here 

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here                                 

 BBC Reminiscence Archive - Click Here
*Developed for people living with dementia; explore photographs, photo books, boxes of objects and interactive computer applications.

To begin, select a Theme (such as Sport, Events etc.) or a Decade (1930s, 1940s etc.) and choose whether you wish to have Image, Audio or Video content. The results are randomized each visit, however items can be ‘saved to your favourites to enjoy at a later date.  


• Art for Alzheimer Care - Click Here      

Daily Gratitude - What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.
*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

• Joke of the Day - 
What did the little champagne bottle call his father? 



Answer: Pop.

Saturday, January 14

Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

• Minds in Motion  - version six - Click Here 

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here

• Music for Memories - Click Here

• Explore the World with Virtual Tours - Click Here
 
• Daily Gratitude - What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.
*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

• Joke of the Day 
Where can you find comedians on New Year's Eve?



Answer: Waiting for the punchline.


Sunday, January 15

• Daily Chronicle - Click Here
*Tip: Use the daily chronicle to reminisce about past events and discuss how they compare to today’s events.

• Minds in Motion - Chair Yoga - Click Here 

• Mental Aerobics Activity - Click Here 

• Songs of Faith with Joanne and her dog Rylie - Click Here
*Enjoy this music session created especially for people living with dementia. 

• Therapy Dogs have gone digital - Click Here
*Be sure to subscribe to the channel so you can see more of our special dogs finding their way back into the hearts and minds of their friends. A smile is guaranteed! 

Daily Gratitude Journal- What are you grateful for today? Start with the tiniest detail. Write down one thing, and go from there.
*Tip: Create a journal so that you can review what you are grateful for on a regular basis. This may prove to be helpful when reminiscing about past events, or when looking for something to boost your mood.

• Joke of the DayWhy was 6 afraid of 9 on New Year's Eve?


Answer: Because 9, 8, 7...

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