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Alzheimer's from Around June

Many of the ideas on Activity Connection are appropriate for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Below are just a few examples from around the site this month. Be sure to check out all of the pages.

  1. Father's Day – Print copies of the Father's Day cards and ask people to fold them. Then, ask someone to deliver the cards to all the men.
  2. Flag Day – Make the "Popsicle Stick Flags" and use them for puzzles.
  3. Flag Day – Talk about the flag and sing "You're a Grand Old Flag."
  4. Humor – Share some Father's Day humor.
  5. Crafts – Make stuffed pillows out of old pajama bottoms. There is no sewing.
  6. Health & Fitness – Do some exercises using neckties.
  7. Art – Try doing the simple, but adult, paint-by-numbers and painting pages.
  8. Who Am I? – See if anyone can guess that it is Popeye.
  9. One-on-One – Use the sewing kit for reminiscing.
  10. Don't forget the Bingo Press, where you can print easier versions of regular bingo cards anytime you want.

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