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How to Add More Floor Games
to your Activity Program

While exercise is a must for seniors, it can be difficult to get residents in the mood to get moving. But it can be much easier with the incorporation of fun, floor games.

Consider adding in a few of these fun floor games into your activity calendar to see whether your residents would enjoy them:

Challenge your residents with fun sporting games:

  • Bowling
  • Basketball
  • Archery/Dart Ball

Eliminate afternoon boredom and naps in your facility with physical events after lunch:

  • Balloon Volleyball
  • Balloon Tennis
  • Baseball Catch
  • Bean Bag Toss

Set up tournaments to appeal to your residents’ competitiveness:

  • Shuffleboard
  • Bocce Ball
  • Croquet

Invite the grandchildren for fun activities in which they can help Grandma and Grandpa:

  • Parachute Games
  • Soccer Kicks

Don’t forget to plan seasonal carnivals for residents to play interactive games:

  • Ring Toss
  • Can Knockdown

Incorporate floor games into your daily Exercise Class:

  • Bounce Pass
  • Ping Pong
  • Frisbee Throw

Provide games that correspond with the special events that you are celebrating:

  • Kentucky Derby Horse Racing Dice Game
  • Harvest Gourd Bowling

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