Alzheimer's Day Health Care
Senior Focus Alzheimer’s Day Care Resource Center Program Calendar
Monday-FridayArrival Time 10:45-11:30
Name Tags, Juice, Socializing, and Nursing Assessments
Brain Power 11:30-12:00
Current Events and Word Games
Range of Motion and Low Impact Activities
Relaxing environment: A slow pace to allow for enjoyment and success at mealtime.
Afternoon Activities 1:30-3:00
Discussion, Fine-Motor, Gross-Motor, Sensory, and 1:1 Groups (See Below)
Relaxation Time 3:00-3:10
Music and Socialization
Snack Time 3:10
Bus Time 3:30
Jackets, Name Tags & Getting ready to go home
Encourage socialization, Promote Reminiscing
--Current Events, Reminisce Groups, Jokes and Riddles, Spelling Bee, Superstitions, Trivia, Charades, Scruples, Wheel of Fortune, Travel Adventures, Penny Ante, Hangman, Radio Days, Problem Solving, Crossword Puzzles and Home Remedies
Maintain skills, Stimulate motor responses
--Art, Cooking, Woodworking, Bingo, Sensory Puzzles, Beauty Group, Gardening, Crocheting, Knitting, Lacing Cards, Dominoes, Mah-Jongg, Fishing and Horse Racing
Maintain range of motion, Improve alertness
---Parachute, Balloon Volleyball, Ring Toss, Bean Bag Toss, Basketball, Bowling, Kickball, Beach Ball, Rhythm Sticks, Tic Tac Toe, Baton and Geo Ball Toss
Provide pleasurable, Sensory experiences
--Music, Rhythm, Band Sing-a-long, Karaoke, Cooking, Tactile Puzzles, Sand Box, Pet Therapy, Peg Board, Mystery Box, Photo Album and Pictures
One on One
Improve self-esteem, Maintain skills
--Peg Board, Lacing Cards, Woodworking, Magazines, Newspaper, Puzzles, Books, Office Work, Folding Clothes and Bolt Board
Environment of RoomStimulation: Low noise level increases participation and eliminates distractions.
Activities: All groups provide visual and auditory cues as well as promote success.
Music: Stimulates movement, communication, and reminiscence.
Furniture: Comfortable and home-like.
Circle of chairs: Designed to provide visual cueing and encourages participation.
Staff: Professional, compassionate, and caring.