Memorial Day Activities for Senior Residents

Memorial Day is a special day for our country to honor and remember those who have died in the line of duty. While many of us enjoy seeing Memorial Day as the unofficial beginning of summer, it is important for … Read More



12 Sensory Activities for Residents with Dementia

Dementia Awareness Week is May 15th-21st. Provide reminiscing boxes for your staff members and volunteers to use for sensory activities or one-on-one visits with your residents with dementia. Check out these great ideas from notjustbingo.com. Simple Reminiscing Boxes to Create for Your Residents … Read More


A Makerspace for Senior Residents

We’ve been talking to many of our customers about creating Makerspaces in the classroom, library, after school, or even in community offerings like museums and recreation facilities – but what about our older population? What about a makerspace or a … Read More


10 Mother’s Day Activities for Senior Residents

Looking for something different as a Mother’s Day activity, besides the annual Mother’s Day Brunch? Try adding in one of these fun bonding ideas for your resident-mothers and their adult children. (Don’t worry – keep the brunch on Sunday, but … Read More


National Nursing Home Week – Activity Themes

Themes to Use for National Nursing Home Week National Nursing Home Week is May 8-14. A great way to celebrate is with some fun and creative themes. Here are a few theme ideas from notjustbingo.com to include in your week’s … Read More



5 Ways to Thank Your Nursing Facility Volunteers

We all know that we couldn’t run a successful facility without the help of volunteers. They make up the backbone of most activity programs. Our friends at notjustbingo.com have outlined 5 simple ways that you can show your appreciation to your volunteers, and … Read More


10 Tips for a Volunteer Program at Your Nursing Facility

April is National Volunteer Month! Volunteer support is so crucial for nursing facilities. Here are a few ways from notjustbingo to get your nursing facility’s volunteer program up and running: Get Recommendations. Require that all your student volunteers bring with … Read More


Religious Craft Ideas for Activity Directors

With Holy Week (March 20-26) and Purim (March 23-24) fast approaching, activity directors may be looking for some ideas to use at their nursing facility. Here are a few ideas from notjustbingo.com for incorporating religious themed activities into your calendar. Encourage … Read More