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Each set of 20 activity sheets contain a mixiture of quizzes, historical events, singalongs, letters, "gossip", diary entries and news stories from the 1940 - 1970's. Simply fill in this form to get yours...

 

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...over 3,000 activity sheets available...

 

How do you recommend they are used

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Our activity sheets can be printed out and given ot residents to look at themselves use is it as a part of your activity sessions

They will spark reminiscence conversation. Use the background info and suggested questions to open up new areas of conversation. Don't worry about goiong "off topic" as this can be very beneficial.

 

What is included in the packs?

Each pack contains 24 reminiscence activity sheets containg 6 different types of content;

  • A Day In History - looks at significant events in period 1940 - 1970.
  • Quizzes. - a mixture of multiple choice, mix and match, work quizzes and other puzzles
  • Singalong. a popular song with a few words removed to stimulate memory
  • Letters - the letter writer disccusses topics from their lives
  • Do You Remember? - is a looks at how life used to be. 
  • The Way We Were - looks at popular topics such as household products and 

All activity sheets have vivid photographs to illustrate help stimulate reminiscence.

 

Need to order regularly?

Discounts are available with our regular monthly plans. This plan will  provide you with reminiscence activities each month. To find out more contact us via the form below.

 

Who are we?

We're a small team of expert writers and editors who research and write on reminiscence subjects. We've been award several awards for our work and have created over 2,000 reminiscence activity sheets to date. We use a familiar, friendly, interactive style to help your create interaction.

We're happy in our work and would love to hear your feedback (good or bad) to help us along our way.

 

How are they delivered?

Upon completing your Paypal checkout your will be automatically directed to our download page where you can down your pack. 

They are send as PDF's. Most computers have the 'Adobe Reader' software necessary to open them. If needed, its free and available here.

 

How does the guarantee and refund work?

If, for any reason, you're not happy with your purchase we will refund you purchase. Simply contact us using the form below and your refund will be processed immeadiately.

 

Can I pay by cheque / BACS?

To keep our prices low and our delivery systems streamlined we are only able to accept PayPal. Via PayPal you can use any credit/debit card or bank account and  your transaction remains completely secure. Find our more here.

 

The value of reminiscence activities

We've enclsoed some recent studies here to illustrate the therapeutic benefits of reminiscence activities.

 “Group reminiscence therapy significantly improved self-esteem, and the effects on depression and life satisfaction were positive.” The Effects of Group Reminiscence Therapy on Depression, Self Esteem, and Life Satisfaction of Elderly Nursing Home Residents; Nursing Research Vol. 14, No. 1, 2006 Shu-Yuan Chao et al.

 

“Reminiscence therapy improved socialization, induced feelings of accomplishment in participants and helped improve their moods.” The effects of reminiscence therapy on psychological well-being, depression, and loneliness among the institutionalized aged; International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (2010) Volume: 25, Issue: 4

 

“Our study showed that reminiscence activities helped nursing staff feel more satisfied with their professional roles. Their view of the residents and their work environment also changed positively. Reminiscence activities helped staff see the residents in a more personal light, and appreciated their previous life experiences, resulting to regular and enjoyable interaction.” Consequences from use of reminiscence - a randomised intervention study in ten Danish nursing homes, BMC Geriatrics

 

“Study findings suggest that a reminiscence therapy was an effective treatment in reducing symptoms of depression among elderly women.” Reminiscence therapy for older women with depression, Effects of nursing intervention classification in assisted-living long-term care; Journal of Gerontological Nursing (2003)


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