caregiver (cg) needs activity ideas for Care recipient (cr)

Try: String cheerios to hang outside for birds make a fresh fruit salad sweep the patio fold towels have afternoon tea remember great inventions play pictionary paint a sheet cut out paper dolls identify states and capitals make a family tree poster color a picture of our flag cook hot dogs outside grow magic rocks water house plants reminisce about the first kiss play horse shoes dance make homemade ice cream make christmas cards sort playing cards by their color write a letter to a family member

Materials: Needle string cherries fresh fruit broom tea bags and mugs pictionary game paint set and brushes old bed sheet of solid color paper doll kit scissors crayons paper hot dogs and grill magic rocks kit horse shoes and stick watering can radio or tapes cds ice cream maker and supplies green and red construction paper various colors of glitter glue stationary and pen

Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Social

Information: n/a

References: eldercare skill builders 1998 available at

Keywords: Activities bored anxious paces pacing isolation depression mood

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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