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               Activities Supply List
• I hear memories, volume one, CD and photos/book
Includes 14 sound scenes: (...
Page 2
•  Sing Along with Mitch Miller, CD
Includes: Heart of My Heart, Singin’ in the Rain, Bye Bye
Blackbird, Five Foot ...
Page 3


•  Sing-A-Long with Eldersong, Volume 2, CD’s/songbooks
30 old songs including: The Sidewalks of New York, Cuddle...
• Yesterday’s, photos/book
These read aloud narratives, written specifically with the older
adult in mind, stir up memorie...
• Flower and Fairy Postcards
6 cards depict winged sprites amid lavish displays of trumpet
vines, morning glories, waterli...
• Cat and kittens, puzzle
The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber.

• Farm, puzzle
The puzzle pieces are ...
•  Familiar Things, puzzle
Large, chunky, flexible 2-piece puzzles for not-so-flexible
hands. Uncomplicated silhouettes ar...
• Lacing and Tracing Snack Time
Help residents with Alzheimer’s retain fine-motor control,
problem-solving skills, and con...
This 48-piece building set with interlocking soft plastic plates
and meshing gears is an inviting activity. Sure to keep h...
These are soft fleece-fabric bags with a large clear vinyl
“windows” are filled with over 50 items that are hidden among
h...
• Glorious Food, picture set
Here are some images that you can sink your teeth into! Talk
about everything from lemonade t...
• Paws, picture set
These are great shots of cats and dogs, plus a horse, rabbit, a
bowl of goldfish, and lots more. 12 ph...
• Rock, Paper, Scissors Card Game
This is a fun game that has been played for generations!

• Art to Color
Formerly two Ar...
• Fan Fare Matching Card Game
A set of full-color photographs of everyday objects. There are
48pictures that can be groupe...
Kaleido Visions DVD
Turn your television into a mesmerizing kaleidoscope. This
relaxing blend of imagery and sound is grea...
• North American Birds, matching cards
This 100-piece memory card game is a great matching card
tool.

• Everyday Life Pho...
•  Alzheimer’s Readers coloring sheets
A CD containing 21 coloring sheets for printing out on your
computer. Each sheet is...
• Amazing Grace DVD, CD and Book Set
Learn from the DVD the profoundly moving stories behind the
most beloved anthems of C...
• Koosh Balls
These unique, easy-to-catch balls can be used for games or as
tactile stimulation.

• Hymn-Sing with ElderSo...
• Happy Face Figurines
green, pink, yellow, orange, red

• Rubber Ducks
over 50 rubber ducks to sort and match

• Colorful...
•   Happy New Year To You
This is a book to be read aloud or to look at the pictures
illustrated for memory challenged adu...
This is a book consisting of questions meant to promote
socialization, bring back memories, stimulate conversation,
streng...
These are the best word games from “Creative Forecasting”
magazine.

• The Enrichment Sensory Program
This book is designe...
This book features 75 projects using recyclable items and left
over scraps. Projects for all major holidays and more.

•  ...
weekly units and activities including: Butterflies and Insects,
Painting, The Thirties, Berries, Patriotism

• August Acti...
This book presents highlights of the events and the people that
made the decade so special.

• The 1950’s Remembering and ...
Oreo Cookies, National Humor Month, Earth Day

• May – Something Special Every Day
Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby, Memorial...
• Everyday Fashions Of The Forties
Fashions pictured in Sears catalogs of the time.

• Everyday Fashions Of The Fifties
Fa...
Time spent with an older adult should be meaningful. This
book has many ideas on that subject.

• Moments to Remember
The ...
• Senior Smart Puzzles
This book is entertaining and stimulating for the impaired and
unimpaired. Seniors can really relat...
• Visitors’ Treasure Boxes
This book provides instructions for creating several shoebox
 kits that any person visiting a s...
Volume 5 – Holidays Galore
Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day, Hanukkah, Kwanza,
Chinese New Year, Independence Day, Easter, M...
Information about an unusual person, place, or event.

• Daily Doses of Nostalgia – Fall
This book covers three months (Se...
The material taken from familiar Bible passages is full of hope,
comfort, and encouragement. Each session includes Bible
p...
A collection of the best sensory activities from over 10 years of
“A New Day” magazine.

• The Best of a New Day – Crafts ...
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  1. 1. Page 1 Activities Supply List • I hear memories, volume one, CD and photos/book Includes 14 sound scenes: (trains, kitchen, farm, factory, city traffic, horse race, children’s playground, water sounds, county fair midway, harbor sounds, pond, zoo, thunderstorm, baseball game) Plus 25 mystery sounds that can be used as a guessing game (typewriter, billiard balls, sawing wood, fog horn, sewing machine, coyote, telephone, rooster crow, and 17 more) • I hear memories, volume two, CD and photos/book Includes 20 sound scenes: (beauty parlor, diner, office, circus, fireworks, airport, washday, football game, baby, grocery store, pets, handyman’s workshop, wedding clocks, camping, classroom, automobile, Halloween, spring- cleaning, New Year’s Eve) • I hear music, CD and photos/book Awaken memories of some of the best times of our lives with this unique multisensory product. There are 20 topics explored in this coordinated 3-part set that includes the following: - compact disk with 20 tracks of musical excerpts and sound effects in a variety of styles, including swing, blues, mariachi, marching band, country, rock ‘n roll - 20 nostalgic black and white photograph cards that show people making music, a mother and baby playing patty- cake, jitterbug dancing, church ladies singing, carousel riders - A 34-page activity guide that includes discussion questions, song, prop suggestions, and related activity ideas for each of the 20 topics
  2. 2. Page 2 • Sing Along with Mitch Miller, CD Includes: Heart of My Heart, Singin’ in the Rain, Bye Bye Blackbird, Five Foot Two, plus 6 more songs • Sing With Mitch, CD Includes: Down By the Old Mill Stream, Till We Meet Again, Don’t Fence Me In, Let the Rest of the World Go By, plus 12 more songs • 16 Most Requested Songs, CD Includes: The Yellow Rose of Texas, You Are My Sunshine, When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin’ Along, plus 13 more songs • More Sing Along With Mitch, CD Includes: Pretty Baby, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, My Buddy, Carolina in the Morning, plus 12 more songs • Still More! Sing Along With Mitch, CD Includes: Good Night Sweetheart, A Bicycle Built For Two, I’m Just Wild About Mary, Oh! You Beautiful Doll, Plus 13 more songs • Christmas with Eldersong, CD/songbooks This CD contains 36 songs including: Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, O Holy Night, We Three Kings, Auld Lang Syne, Silent Night, Joy to the World, Toyland, Away in a Manger • Sing-A-Long with Eldersong, Volume 1, CD’s/songbooks 30 classic songs including: Hail! Hail! The Gang’s All Here, Home on the Range, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Red River Valley
  3. 3. Page 3 • Sing-A-Long with Eldersong, Volume 2, CD’s/songbooks 30 old songs including: The Sidewalks of New York, Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Look for the Silver Lining, You’re a Grand Old Flag, Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny • Sing-A-Long with Eldersong, Volume 3, CD’s/songbooks 26 songs including: Ma, He’s Making Eyes at Me!, My Melancholy Baby, Who’s Sorry Now?, Toot Toot Tootsie • Sing-A-Long with Eldersong, Volume 4, CD’s/songbooks 28 songs including: This Little Light, She’ll be Comin’ Round The Mountain, The Yellow Rose of Texas • Name that old TV show, CD Theme songs from 41 old television shows from the 1950’s to the 1980’s are on a played on a piano for 10 to 30 seconds on a CD. A list of helpful hints is included for use if needed Examples of theme songs like: Green Acres (hint: Mr. Haney / Eb / Arnold the pig) Dragnet (hint: Frank Smith / Joe Friday / Detectives) • Name that old TV jingle, CD 49 jingles from old television commercials are played on this CD. A list of helpful hints is included for use if needed • Soundtracks Bingo Game, CD’s This game is useful to help increase visual and sound discrimination and concentration. Listen to sounds of a thunderstorm, fire engine, rooster, domestic and wild animals, and more Page 4
  4. 4. • Yesterday’s, photos/book These read aloud narratives, written specifically with the older adult in mind, stir up memories of the past with referenced to such things as the iceman, learning to drive, being quarantined, or working jigsaw puzzles. Discussion questions are included with each story to encourage reminiscing, related trivia games, and fun facts to share • Historic Cars photo cards 24 superb photographs include Ford’s first 2-cylinder runabout, a 1923 Stutz Bearcat, 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, and 1959 Cadillac Eldorado convertible • Classic Model Train Model Cards 24 nostalgic images of authentic train sets, classic locomotives, and ingenious accessories – most selected from original catalog covers • Antique Advertising Postcards 24 authentic 19th-century advertising cards from the Bella C. Landauer Collection of the New York Historial Society • Amish Quilt Cards 6 classic Amish designs: Tumbling Blocks, Courthouse Steps, Streak o’ Lightning, Baskets, Log Cabin, Double Wedding Ring • Patriotic Posters Cards 6 excellent full-color reproductions of famous WW I and II posters by Christy, Flagg and Leyendecker, including Flagg’s “I Want YOU for U.S. Army” Page 5
  5. 5. • Flower and Fairy Postcards 6 cards depict winged sprites amid lavish displays of trumpet vines, morning glories, waterlilies, and other beautiful blossoms • Old-Time Advertising Cards 24 full-color cards; young ladies with Coca-Cola, at a Singer sewing machine, kids with Kellogg’s cornflakes, Campbell’s soup and much more • Nature Photo Postcards in Full Color 24 superb reproductions of master photographer’s brilliant studies of natural forms: sugar maple leaves, chambered nautilus, polished agate, petunia blossoms, and more • Everyday Item Flash Cards 50 cards feature common every day objects. • Butterflies, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Butterfly, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Tools, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Bird, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Utensils, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. Page 6
  6. 6. • Cat and kittens, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Farm, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Flowers, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Dog and pups, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Ladybug, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Mermaid, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Merry-go-Round, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Large Castle, puzzle The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. • Fit-a-State (United States), puzzle A 3-D map puzzle of the United States with the state names printed on pattern board. The puzzle pieces are made of washable crepe foam rubber. Page 7
  7. 7. • Familiar Things, puzzle Large, chunky, flexible 2-piece puzzles for not-so-flexible hands. Uncomplicated silhouettes are easy to identify and manipulate. Extremely durable crepe rubber feels good to the touch. • Fit-a-Space, puzzle A terrific set of puzzles to teach shape, color recognition, and assists in the development of fine motor skills with its incorporation of laces. Made of flexible crepe rubber. • Beads and Baubles with Laces Beads and Baubles is a basic stringing activity that develops eye-hand coordination, fine finger control and other manipulative skills. Puzzle pieces are made of flexible crepe rubber. • Lacing Leaves A set of 5 plastic leaves with laces: one each of ash, sycamore, maple, elm, and lime. The five species feature their names, embossed veins, and lacing holes to encourage good hand-eye coordination. • Lauri Lacing Shapes A set of 9 different shiny shapes of colorful, heavy chipboard with 9 no kink laces in various colors • Lacing Shapes This is a set of 9 plastic shapes (3 each of ducks, bears, dogs). These colorful, durable, plastic lacing shapes will encourage practice of fine motor skills while providing a fun diversion. Page 8
  8. 8. • Lacing and Tracing Snack Time Help residents with Alzheimer’s retain fine-motor control, problem-solving skills, and concentration with unique, durable shapes. Includes 8 food shapes and 9 laces. • Activity Tiles (triangles, circles, squares) 18 pieces – 6 each of circles, squares, and triangles made of washable, durable, nontoxic, latex-free crepe rubber • Colored Bead/Card Laces Durable braided laces designed especially bead and card lacing. These long laces have plastic tips and are available in 6 bright, nontoxic colors. • Card-Boards and 2 decks of cards to match Match full-size playing cards to their corresponding images on 4 wipe clean boards. Ideal for matching, counting, and sorting. Adaptable to many levels of dementia. • Stringing Beads and Pattern Cards Residents can practice counting and sequencing, and coordination skills with the colorful beads. Set includes 20 stringing bead pattern cards, 108 beads in 6 colors, and 2 laces. • Finger Fidgets These finger exercisers were developed to enhance pincer and grasping strength. Three long plastic mesh sleeves offer a different degree of resistance. The sleeves have an object (wooden ball, foam ball, chime ball) in the sleeve that is sealed at both ends. Page 9 • Kaleido Gears
  9. 9. This 48-piece building set with interlocking soft plastic plates and meshing gears is an inviting activity. Sure to keep hands and minds busy. • Shape Sorting Cube Engage residents while providing them cognitive and gross motor skill practice with the ultimate shape sorter. 12 chunky, vibrant shapes make a satisfying “clink” as they drop into the hardwood cube. Shapes sort through 5 different sides. After sorting the shapes, open the lid, take out the shapes, and start all over again. • Shape and Color Coaster A great way for residents to practice sorting skills, communication skills, and logical thinking. Can be used as a sorting abacus. Includes 50 plastic pieces in 5 shapes and colors and 18 pattern cards. • What’s Wrong? Cards These cards are guaranteed to delight imaginations and stimulate thought about absurdities. A fun way to stimulate a variety of concepts connected with what’s wrong and what’s right. Includes 68 cards. • Feel and Find Bag This fun activity encourages object identification using sight and touch. First look at the wooden tile containing the shape. Then reach inside the bag and find the object pictured on the tile. This can also be used as a matching activity, placing the correct wooden block to the tile. Page 10 • Eye Spy Bags
  10. 10. These are soft fleece-fabric bags with a large clear vinyl “windows” are filled with over 50 items that are hidden among hundreds of small plastic pellets. Everyone is sure to enjoy manipulating the pellets to try to find all the items that are listed on the tag attached to the bag. Eye Spy Bag – original – contains 50 fun random items Eye Spy Bag – a, b, & c’s – each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by a unique item beginning with that letter sound • 4 x 4 colored leather beanbags Each set contains 2 each of the following colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. • 5 x 5 colored leather beanbags Each set contains 2 each of the following colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. • Bullseye Target Toss This is a great game for eye-hand coordination. A 4’x 5’ red vinyl mat with white numbers printed on it for scoring. • Hug-a-Bug Pillow This huggable soft set is much more than an adorable plush pillow. Detachable ladybugs light up, vibrate, squeak, rattle, and giggle. • Simple Things, picture set Photos include Graduation, climbing trees and monkey bars, spring showers, mowing the lawn, spring cleaning, and washing the car. 12 photos included. Page 11
  11. 11. • Glorious Food, picture set Here are some images that you can sink your teeth into! Talk about everything from lemonade to picnics to airplane meals. 12 photos included. • 50’s Fads and Fashions, picture set Hula-hoops, weekend movies, rock and roll, toy trains, and vacations are just some of the photos in this set. 12 photos included. • Midwest Farming, picture set Mending fences, gathering eggs, pickling apples, feeding baby goats, collecting the mail, serving lunch to the workers on the farm, and more. 12 photos included. • Family Doctor on the Home Front, picture set The pictures follow one doctor’s day in a small town in the 1940’s, including a look at a late-night house call. They provide a great way to prompt discussion of how health care has changed. 11 photos included. • Pretty Fair, picture set Fair’s across the country in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Photos include merry-go-round at the Charro Days Fiesta in Texas, a new corn picker at the Iowa State Fair, and a pie-eating contest in Kansas. 12 photos included. • Home Work, picture set These pictures prompt memories of housework, yard work, and homework – the way chores were done yesterday. 12 photos included. Page 12
  12. 12. • Paws, picture set These are great shots of cats and dogs, plus a horse, rabbit, a bowl of goldfish, and lots more. 12 photos included. • Photographic Memory Games, set 1 Boost memory-building skills in a fun way by matching colorful, realistic photographs. Photos include: (Animals, Pets, Sea Life, Insects and Bugs, On the Farm) • Photographic Memory Games, set 2 Boost memory-building skills in a fun way by matching colorful, realistic photographs. Photos include: (Foods, Fruits and Vegetables, Everyday Objects,Vehicles, Careers) • Silly Sensory Set There’s tons of fun in this tub of silly sensory manipulatives! Set of 12 includes: foam squeeze star, Tentacoolz oogle ball, Tentacoolz flurry snowflake ball, Tentacoolz piñata ball, ziggy pasta ball, jellyfish yo-yo, puffer-snake, fish bouncy ball, water snake with 3 smiley marbles inside, fish water squirter, prickly porcupine ball, and fettuccine noodle ball. • Follow Your Nose Game Remarkable aromas provide players with an extraordinary opportunity to explore and discover the world using this unique fragrance game. Includes 30 distinct aroma samples that need to be matched with the corresponding image found on five brightly illustrated game boards. • Tic-Tac-Toe II Game This new version of an old favorite game is safe, colorful, and nontoxic. Use it in the traditional way or as a simple puzzle. Page 13
  13. 13. • Rock, Paper, Scissors Card Game This is a fun game that has been played for generations! • Art to Color Formerly two Art to Color books, now combined into one book. It contains 72 age-appropriate original drawings. The pictures are familiar and simple to color. • Spelling Bee A to Z Words are categorized according to difficulty to simple (easy, hard, difficult, and challengers). This allows the leader to involve the players without frustrating them or making them feel uneasy. Each word is followed by a sentence using the word, to give the player an idea of context in which it would normally be used. • Balancing Cactus This fun game challenges planning and imaginative abilities. There are 25 pieces of cactus arms in three different sizes, plus one cactus base. Add the different arms one at a time, but be careful not to put too many on one side or the cactus will topple over. • “Remember These?” Quilt Place Mats to Color This activity can be used as an intergenerational activity or provide a new twist on the traditional “quilting bee”. The finished place mats can be laminated to make them reusable. • Teachable Touchables This bag of 20 textured squares offers opportunities for tactile awareness and practicing discrimination skills. Page 14
  14. 14. • Fan Fare Matching Card Game A set of full-color photographs of everyday objects. There are 48pictures that can be grouped into 12 categories. • American Landmark Card Set Famous American landmarks printed on full-color cards with key information on the opposite side. Includes: Pearl Harbor, Hoover Dam, Brooklyn Bridge, Mt. Rushmore, and Liberty Bell plus more landmarks. • Ambient Water DVD Watch colorful fish, enjoy a sunset, or relax with ocean waves. Choose from 16 water scenes and 8 audio tracks of background music or the sounds of nature. • Ambient Flowers DVD Over 300 gorgeous flowers will bloom onscreen turning your television into a beautiful dream garden. You can choose to listen to the sounds of birds, the sound of a guitar, or classical music. You can also choose to watch all the flowers or watch scenes grouped by bloom color. • Ambient Puppies DVD This DVD features 13 dog breeds in hilarious skits that show off the unique personality of each breed. You will laugh at the antics of young Boston Terriers, Collies, Cocker Spaniels, Poodles, Dachshunds, and more. • Ambient Kittens DVD Choose from 7 adorable scenes filled with Balinese, Persians, Himalayans and more. The kitties are so cute, so cuddly, and so playful, they will brighten the mood of anyone who watches them. Page 15
  15. 15. Kaleido Visions DVD Turn your television into a mesmerizing kaleidoscope. This relaxing blend of imagery and sound is great for Alzheimer’s patients. • Alzheimer’s Activity Workbook This popular workbook contains 72 pages of adult coloring projects, simple arithmetic problems, follow-the-dot puzzles, fill-in-the-blank puzzles, word searches, and crossword puzzles. • Sensory Set, 3 items These 3 items are a fantastic sensory assortment! Bumpy surfaces on the manipulatives provide excellent stimulation. • Dominoes This set includes 28 double-six white dominoes. • Color Dominoes These dominoes offer perfect diversional activities for all functioning levels. High-functioning residents can use these colorful wooden dominoes to play the game, cognitively impared may use them for stacking, counting, and color sorting. 6 double-six sets (168 pieces total) each in a different color. • Board with Locks and Latches This beautifully crafted board with polished brass locks, latches, hooks, and clasps, has hidden pictures behind each door and helps with fine motor and memory skills. Page 16
  16. 16. • North American Birds, matching cards This 100-piece memory card game is a great matching card tool. • Everyday Life Photos - Children of Family Life A nostalgic look back at everyday life during the mid-20th century. These pictures are from the Library of Congress collection showing glimpses of American life at home, school, and at play. • Everyday Life Photos - A Grown-Up’s World A nostalgic look back at everyday life during the mid-20th century. These pictures are from the Library of Congress collection showing glimpses of American life at home, play, and work. • Thinking Cards Specially designed for older adults with mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer’s disease. These 100 exercises, activities, and memory tips keep the mind active and strengthen existing skills while users have fun! A colorful photo on the back of the card illustrates its topic and encourages participation. • Mental Fitness Cards The 100 challenging activities encourage users to do “aerobics” for the mind. These cards cover 12 categories like Wake Up Your Brain, Memory, Numbers, Words, Creative Problem Solving, Puzzles, Brainstorming, and more. Each card makes suggestions, presents activities or outlines strategies for keeping the mind stimulated. Page 17
  17. 17. • Alzheimer’s Readers coloring sheets A CD containing 21 coloring sheets for printing out on your computer. Each sheet is designed for the Alzheimer patient in mind. A simple drawing to color with a corresponding saying printed in bold type. • Pounding Board Set Attach the colorful foam shapes onto the foam pounding board by pounding the wooden tees through their holes to create interesting designs and pictures. This is a great activity to spark the imagination, practice fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination, and relieve stress. • Reality Orientation Holiday Picture Set Add more interest to your reality orientation board with this set of 10 colorful photos. Holidays include: Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Birthday. • 1, 2, 3 Fish Compete or team up to catch fish by numbers, forward, or backward. Or land the even fish, then the odd – but watch out for that old boot! Velcro tabs make catching the fish possible. • Plumbing parts to sort and match This stimulates hours of creative construction and manipulative motion. The 30 pieces of plastic pipe in varying lengths and 24 connectors can be assembled differently every time. An independent activity that is sure to appeal to men. Page 18
  18. 18. • Amazing Grace DVD, CD and Book Set Learn from the DVD the profoundly moving stories behind the most beloved anthems of Christianity: Amazing Grace, It is Well with My Soul, Silent Night, How Great Thou Art, and What a Friend We Have in Jesus. The CD offers the music of 22 cherished hymns: Go Tell It on the Mountain, Just as I am, Rock of Ages, and more. A 12-page booklet provides the hymn sheet music. • Hot Potato game It’s the classical musical tater-tossing game! Squeeze the Hot Potato and the frantic fun begins. Toss the tater back and forth, up high, down low, and around and around! Don’t get caught holding the spud when the music stops! • Oh Shoot game Fun for seniors! Just roll the dice and score. The trouble is to know when to stop. Simple to play, full of suspense, risk and luck. • Getting to Know You posters These posters initiate reminiscing and boost self-esteem. The posters provide hours of enjoyment and promote interaction. A great way to motivate those capable of working independently. • Picture Card Set An excellent tool for vocabulary and memory exercises, these full-color photos and matching word cards feature common objects in everyday life. Match each photo to its corresponding word card. Self-checking feature ensures correct match. 62 pairs of photo and word cards. Page 19
  19. 19. • Koosh Balls These unique, easy-to-catch balls can be used for games or as tactile stimulation. • Hymn-Sing with ElderSong, volumes 1 25 hymns sung in low singable keys, with a large-print book to accompany the CD. Songs include: Doxology, When We All Get to Heaven, Jesus Loves Me, I Need Thee Every Hour, and more songs. • Hymn-Sing with ElderSong, volumes 2 25 hymns sung in low singable keys, with a large-print book to accompany the CD. Songs include: Holy, Holy, Holy; Sweet Hour of Prayer; The Old Rugged Cross; We Gather Together; and more songs. • Wonder Foam Shape Sorter Set Durable foam pieces help residents practice shape recognition and color skills. Bright primary and secondary colors will keep individuals focused on the task of sorting shapes. Soft, foam pieces are easy to work with. Includes 21 foam pieces. • Paint brush, measuring tape, level, sandpaper, blocks of wood • Colorful decorative bows to match and sort white, red/gold, green, purple, red, hot pink, silver, gold, blue • Various candles to smell and sort and match purple, blue, hot pink, light pink • Extracts lemon, vanilla, banana, coconut, mint, orange, root beer Page 20
  20. 20. • Happy Face Figurines green, pink, yellow, orange, red • Rubber Ducks over 50 rubber ducks to sort and match • Colorful towels and washcloths to sort and fold Light pink, hot pink, blue, mint, orange, mint, violet, green • Colorful socks to sort and match Sunday-Light Blue, Monday-Green, Tuesday-Red, Wednesday-Pink, Thursday-Purple, Friday-Violet, Saturday-Royal Blue, Everyday-White • Silk flowers to arrange and match yellow Sunflowers, purple Gerber Daisies, red Roses, pink Roses, white Roses, yellow Roses, pink Tulips, pink and white Snapdragons, purple Iris • Aromatherapy oils to smell Lavender, Stress Relief, Vanilla, Peppermint • Gnomes, Gnomeland, and various collectibles • Face-to-Face with The Ladybug and various collectibles • Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul conversation starters to open the heart and rekindle the spirit Page 21
  21. 21. • Happy New Year To You This is a book to be read aloud or to look at the pictures illustrated for memory challenged adults. Read it from start to finish or select a page or two to spark an exchange between the listener and you. • The Sunshine On My Face This book includes an event for every month of the year with charming illustrations and simple captions to read. The events include weddings, fireworks, picnics, March winds, and 8 more examples. • Funny Bones Don’t Get Arthritis, Humor For The Young At Heart Limericks, knock-knock jokes, presidential humor, song parodies, notable quotes, funny stories, errors in print, autograph poetry, Hollywood humor, and more! • Roses In December This book is a collection of thematic music sessions including music activities, reminiscence topics, discussion questions, sensory stimulation activities, visualizations, song lists, and more. Sample topics include: Holiday Lights, Dreaming, Roses, Angels, Sunshine, Defining Moments, Motoring, Birthdays, Camping, Bells, Rainbows, Songs of the Earth, A Classical Oktoberfest, and Gardens. • Journey Through the 20th Century Through small and large group activities, intergenerational, cooking, drama, and music activities, as well as trivia and oral reminiscing, your group will get an overview of each decade. Page 22 • The Chat Room
  22. 22. This is a book consisting of questions meant to promote socialization, bring back memories, stimulate conversation, strengthen friendship, and encourage humor. • Adventures and Amusing Tales of Yesteryear A book of tales of adventure as well as amusing short stories and jokes that many men can relate to from their time. Many are from the early 1900’s and some with adult humor suited for a men’s group. • Down Memory Lane The activities in this book provide short answer and trivia quizzes, guest speakers, memory-sharing suggestions, singing, listening activities. Topics include: Camping, Cars, Dating, Doctoring, Hair, Marriage, Money, Sweets, and many more. • Remembering Travel in America Go on a mental vacation through the United States with simple quizzes and word lists about the history, geography, food, and special features of each of 10 regions. • Remembering Our Town This book stimulates memories of our most familiar surroundings. Each chapter contains 7 different recall exercises, memory lists, or song suggestions – written specifically for those with dementia and memory loss. • Remembering This book has recall and reminiscence exercises for memory- impaired older adults. This book provides 6-8 pages of seasonal activities for each month, including effective fill-in- the-blank exercises and memory lists. Page 23 • Year’s Worth of Word Games, volumes 1 and 2
  23. 23. These are the best word games from “Creative Forecasting” magazine. • The Enrichment Sensory Program This book is designed for persons who have minimal responses to sensory stimuli. This program can be one intervention to include into the traditional care plan. Good for one-on-one, one-on-two, or small groups. • Sense-Sational Activities for the Senses This book is full of cost-effective sensory programs that will stimulate memories for individuals who need to experience a variety of items in order to recollect their past. • Word Pictures, volumes 1 and 2 These are the best word pictures from “Creative Forecasting” magazine. • Crossword Puzzles and Word Searches, volume 1 This is the best puzzles and word searches from “Creative Forecasting” magazine. • Activities in a Bag This book contains independent, creative, and therapeutic activities. The activities are inexpensive and safe for times when the activity director is not present. • Silly Celebrations This delightful book contains scores of ideas based on dozens of strange, unknown, or just silly holidays for each month of the year. Activities are designed for individuals and for groups. Page 24 • Simple Crafts
  24. 24. This book features 75 projects using recyclable items and left over scraps. Projects for all major holidays and more. • One to One is not the Loneliest Number This book has over 50 pages of ideas for one-to-one programs. It contains a list of supplies, instructions, hints and objectives for each activity. Each activity corresponds to treatment goals established by OBRA. • January Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Pies, Old Time Radio, Hugs, Radio, Automobiles • February Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Snacks, Weddings, Love, Rip-Roaring 20’s, Golf • March Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Pancakes, Superstitions, Those Fabulous Forties, Spring, Major League Trivia • April Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Armchair Traveling, Gardening, Laughter, Siblings, Tennis Anyone? • May Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Pen Pals, The Sassy Sixties, Mother’s Day, Eggs, Celebrate your Heritage • June Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Fruit, Seventies TV Programs, Father’s Day, Summertime, Fishing Page 25 • July Activity Planner
  25. 25. weekly units and activities including: Butterflies and Insects, Painting, The Thirties, Berries, Patriotism • August Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Reminiscing About Friends, Barbecuing, Smiles, Fairs, Bowling • September Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: 1950’s Television, Grandparents, Ice Cream, School Days, Good Neighbors • October Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Pizza Pizzazz, Oscar Winners, Venting Frustration, Word Puzzles, Wildlife • November Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Peanut Butter, Charity, Native Americans, Collectibles, Thanksgiving • December Activity Planner weekly units and activities including: Up – Up – and Away, Generosity, Snowflakes in Wintertime, Football – Run with it, The flavors of Christmas • The 1920’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • The 1930’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. Page 26 • The 1940’s Remembering and Reminiscing
  26. 26. This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • The 1950’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • The 1960’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • The 1970’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • The 1980’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • The 1990’s Remembering and Reminiscing This book presents highlights of the events and the people that made the decade so special. • January – Something Special Every Day Rose Bowl, Alamo, Harlem Globetrotters • February – Something Special Every Day Groundhog Day, U.S.O. founded, Playboy Club opens • March – Something Special Every Day American Red Cross Month, Girl Scouts, Pocahontas Page 27 • April – Something Special Every Day
  27. 27. Oreo Cookies, National Humor Month, Earth Day • May – Something Special Every Day Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby, Memorial Day • June – Something Special Every Day Drive-In Movies, Korean War, National Candy Month • July – Something Special Every Day Ice-Cream Days, America’s Folksinger, Special Olympics • August – Something Special Every Day American Bandstand debuts, Davy Crockett, State Fairs • September – Something Special Every Day National Piano Month, VFW established, first day of Autumn • October – Something Special Every Day Apple festivals, Columbus Day, Everybody Loves Lucy • November – Something Special Every Day Peanut Butter Lover’s Month, “Grand Ole Opry” begins, Mark Twain’s birthday • December – Something Special Every Day Christmas festivals, B-I-N-G-O, YMCA comes to America • Everyday Fashions Of The Twenties Fashions pictured in Sears and other catalogs of the time. • Everyday Fashions Of The Thirties Fashions pictured in Sears catalogs of the time. Page 28
  28. 28. • Everyday Fashions Of The Forties Fashions pictured in Sears catalogs of the time. • Everyday Fashions Of The Fifties Fashions pictured in Sears catalogs of the time. • Everyday Fashions Of The Sixties Fashions pictured in Sears catalogs of the time. • Gentlemen’s Club 8 theme topics are covered in this book: Football, Hats, World War II, Fishing, Music, Travel, Growing Things, Cowboys and the Old West • Word Searches For Seniors This book has over 40 themed searches that will motivate reminiscing and stimulate conversation. Use with individuals or small groups. • Activity Circle This book presents small-group activities that have been senior-tested. Benefits include: cognitive stimulation, reality orientation, environmental awareness, social interaction, communication skill practice, sensory stimulation, and physical exercise. • The Big Holiday Book for Seniors The variety of ideas and material included in this book provides something for everyone. Craft projects, puzzles, and quizzes will keep seniors busy, as will the page of historical information about each holiday. Page 29 • Time Well Spent With the Older Adult
  29. 29. Time spent with an older adult should be meaningful. This book has many ideas on that subject. • Moments to Remember The topics in this book will lead people in thinking and reminiscing about their lives. They open up dialogue between generations so family members have an opportunity to learn more about each other. • I Love America’s Music This book is designed to showcase what America is through a sampling of interesting facts, trivia, games, puzzles, and activities. America’s Music features information on the wide variety of musical styles, dance, and instruments that make up our musical heritage. • I Love America’s Inventions This book is designed to showcase what America is through a sampling of interesting facts, trivia, games, puzzles, and activities. America’s Inventions deal with important discoveries and inventions that changed the way we live. • I Love America’s Visual Arts This book is designed to showcase what America is through a sampling of interesting facts, trivia, games, puzzles, and activities. America’s Visual Arts is a representation of some of the varied forms of creative expression that enriches our daily lives. Page 30
  30. 30. • Senior Smart Puzzles This book is entertaining and stimulating for the impaired and unimpaired. Seniors can really relate to the vintage pictures. This reminiscing encourages conversation and communication. A nice change from crosswords. The puzzles include 40 mazes, hidden objects, and same/different puzzles. • Strengthen Your Mind This book includes a collection of 70 engaging worksheets that will strengthen brain functioning, promote social interaction, and provide hours of meaningful entertainment. Designed especially for individuals with early memory loss, the activities can be used independently or in groups. Activities include: “Things You Hear Outside”, “Slogans that Deal with Sounds, Touch, and Taste”, “Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt”, “Famous Movie Lines”, “Famous Families”, and more. • Search and Learn about Our Fifty States This book will enhance an understanding of the diversities and similarities of our nation’s fifty great states. Complete the 51 word searches presented and challenge participants with an abundance of facts about each state. • Sensory Stimulation Through Imagination Vacations Great for small groups or one-on-one sessions. Asks seniors to remember smells, tastes, sights, etc. Stimulates conversation. • Nostalgic Trivia for Seniors Relive the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s with over 40 trivia quizzes that will provide hours of challenging through-provoking fun. Page 31
  31. 31. • Visitors’ Treasure Boxes This book provides instructions for creating several shoebox kits that any person visiting a senior can use to motivate interaction and conversation. • A to Z Trivia This book offers 1000 trivia questions in an alphabetical order. • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart, Volume 1 - Trivia Sports figures, Bible questions, familiar sayings, prohibition, superstitions, folk heroes, women in history, country music, the Depression, American authors and poets, WWII, and more. • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart, Volume 2 – More Trivia The 50’s and 60’s, musicals, birthstones, poetry, automobiles, countries, Bible quotes, significant African Americans and Hispanics in America, and more • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart, Volume 3 – Country Life Trivia Country music, family farm, covered bridges, old mills, planting, country churches, tractors, horses, farm organizations, cattle breeds, and more • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart, Volume 4 – Alzheimer’s Trivia & Reminiscence When residents answer these simple questions or complete the phrases, they feel successful and empowered for that particular moment. Page 32 • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart,
  32. 32. Volume 5 – Holidays Galore Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Chinese New Year, Independence Day, Easter, Mothers’ Day, Christmas, Cinco de Mayo, etc. • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart, Volume 6 – Sports Trivia Tennis, baseball, basketball, NASCAR, football, golf, horse racing, skiing, yachting, horseshoes, cycling, and more. • Trivia Excursions For The Young At Heart, Volume 7 – States Of The Union & Providences Of Canada Trivia Questions and fascinating facts about your residents’ favorite state or province. Covers all 50 states and the provinces of Canada. • Devotions For Seniors – Based Upon Our Precious Old Hymns and Gospel Songs Devotions based upon the events that led the hymn writer to write the hymn or gospel song and a devotion based upon 63 gospel songs and hymns. • Daily Doses of Nostalgia – Winter This book covers three months (December, January, February) of daily information about an unusual person, place, or event. • Daily Doses of Nostalgia – Spring This book covers three months (March, April, May) of daily information about an unusual person, place, or event. Page 33 • Daily Doses of Nostalgia – Summer This book covers three months (June, July, August) of daily
  33. 33. Information about an unusual person, place, or event. • Daily Doses of Nostalgia – Fall This book covers three months (September, October, November) of daily information about an unusual person, place, or event. • Bible Bits This book contains descriptions of 10 Bible stories from the Old Testament, each followed by several discussion questions and 2 activities. The Bible stories covered include Adam and Eve, Noah and the Ark, the birth of Moses, Samson and Delilah, Jonah and the whale, and more. • Relax, Remember and Reminisce 350 short reminisce, trivia, and nostalgia paragraphs remembering the days spent with grandma and grandpa. These fun, beautifully descriptive stories will invoke many hours of discussion among residents. • Growing With Care: Using Greenery, Gardens, and Nature with Aging and Special Populations This book is for anyone who tends to indoor plants and outdoor gardens in residential care homes and nursing homes. It encourages a team approach in decision making, planning, and caring for indoor greenery and outdoor gardens, organic gardening practices, and the presence of companion animals and wildlife. Page 34 • Moments from the Bible for Seniors
  34. 34. The material taken from familiar Bible passages is full of hope, comfort, and encouragement. Each session includes Bible passages, a hymn suggestion, discussion questions, a prayer, and a short Bible trivia quiz. • Sharing Moments from the Bible for Seniors The nondenominational Bible lessons are designed for sharing thoughts, feelings, past memories, and happenings. Each lesson has a suggested hymn and a closing prayer. • Full Circle: Spiritual Therapy for the Elderly This handy guide will help you in starting your own spiritually therapeutic program for dementia patients. Features lists of hymns, prayers, songs, and poetry. • Keep Minds Alert Various word games to play with residents to keep them mentally alert. Games include alphabet games, rhyming games, words that end in “ice”, unscramble the word, and many more. • Alzheimer’s Disease: Activities That Work Reach Alzheimer’s residents through music, poetry, arts and crafts, life review, cooking, and parties, Activities for sitting, standing, and dancing. • Gentlemen’s Gatherings Complete outlines and activities for creating meetings just for men. Many opportunities for men to reminisce about their work and hobbies. Page 35 • The Best of a New Day – Sensory Activities
  35. 35. A collection of the best sensory activities from over 10 years of “A New Day” magazine. • The Best of a New Day – Crafts & Projects A collection of the best crafts and projects from over 10 years of “A New Day” magazine. • The Best of a New Day – Reminiscing A collection of the best reminiscing articles from over 10 years of “A New Day” magazine. • The Best of a New Day – Puzzles A collection of the best puzzles from over 10 years of “A New Day” magazine. • The Best of a New Day – Trivia A collection of the best trivia activities from over 10 years of “A New Day” magazine. • The Best of a New Day – Special Events A collection of the best special event activities from over 10 years of “A New Day” magazine.

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