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Oscar Music Bio Bingo

Oscar Music Bio Bingo
Activity of the Week:  (Feb 22-26) Oscar Music Bio Bingo About:  The music in Academy Award nominated and winning films is looked at in this trivia based game. How to Play: Clients are given cards with the names of Academy Award nominated or winning songs or movies. The facilitator reads trivia questions, or plays songs based on the names on the cards. If a client has the card matching the song title, they flip it...
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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day
February is a busy month at Seniors Life Enhancement Centres! This week we have our Heart-y Party on Wednesday and throughout the week our staff have been leaving little Valentine's surprised for each other. Did you every wonder where Valentine's Day originated? THE LEGEND OF ST. VALENTINE The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance,...
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Chinese Zodiac Calendar

Chinese Zodiac Calendar
Activity of the Week  (February 8-11):   Chinese Zodiac Calendar discussion About:  In celebrating Chinese New Year, we like to discuss the elements that make up the Chinese Zodiac with our clients. Instructions : Ahead of time, the facilitator can compile a list of birth years for the clients. Have clients sit in tight circle or semi circle, so that they can hear the facilitator Ask clients what year they were born; offering the information...
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February is Heart Month

February is Heart Month

Every February the Heart and Stroke Foundation embarks on a fundraising and awareness campaign for heart health. Heart disease and stroke cut lives short and can have a devastating impact on quality of life. Heart disease and stroke claim a Canadian life every 7 minutes Heart disease and stroke take the lives of more Canadian women than men, yet too many women still think of it as a "man's disease" 9 out of 10 Canadians...
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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alzheimer's Awareness Month
January is Alzheimer’s awareness month and the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada is recognizing it by launching the #StillHere campaign. According to a new Nanos survey, most Canadians are divided about whether someone with dementia can live well. While women were slightly more positive than men, the survey found 47 per cent of respondents, aged 18 and older, disagree compared with the same percentage who agree. It’s this kind of negative attitude that the Alzheimer Society...
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