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Introduction Videos

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/15/2018 7:13:25 PM

Welcome to the Perley Rideau Active Seniors! We prepared two introduction videos: The first video tells you more about the Perley Rideau and the Therapeutic Recreation and Creative Arts Department. The second video explains what is therapeutic recreation and how you and your loved one can benefit from it. We hope you enjoy our resources.  If you have any questions or comments, please Contact Us.

Winter Wonderland

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/15/2018 12:57:40 AM

Creating a Festive Winter Escape.

Name Our Tune

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/15/2018 12:58:06 AM

Playing with the wheel of music.

Bingo with Cards

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/15/2018 12:57:06 AM

HOY! Is an easy social game that is played in a similar fashion to BINGO. The object of the game is to be the first player to complete their card hand and yell out the word “HOY!”  

BINGO

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/14/2018 7:32:04 PM

BINGO is a game enjoyed by many! If heading out to a BINGO hall is not an option for you, this game can be adapted to play at home. BINGO can provide participants with an atmosphere for socialization without the pressure of having to necessarily converse. It also enhances mental focus and hand-eye coordination.

Flower Press

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/9/2018 3:44:44 PM

Flower Pressing is a great way to make the most of your garden at the end of the summer months. Harvesting flowers and pressing them promotes independence and adds to everyday enjoyment for your loved one. Finished products are eye-appealing and support a sense of accomplishment.

Fun with Fruit

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/14/2018 7:30:28 PM

Many seniors are not familiar with or have not tasted exotic types of fruit. This is a fun and easy activity that you can do with your loved one at home. It engages memories and senses. Fun with Fruit can lead to reminiscing, by stimulating experiences and memories that are great stories to share. 

HOY! Card Game

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/14/2018 7:31:18 PM

HOY! Is an easy social game that is played in a similar fashion to BINGO. The object of the game is to be the first player to complete their card hand and yell out the word “HOY!”                

Ladies Manicure

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/13/2018 8:31:31 PM

Many women enjoyed being pampered throughout their lives. A fun way to relax and connect with your loved one is to provide a simple manicure. It helps with emotional well-being throughout the process. And the end result is nice nails to show off!

Stacking Cups Race

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/13/2018 10:04:03 PM

Stacking cups is a fun way to work on hand-eye coordination and improve dexterity. The goal of the game is to make pyramids out of cups as quickly and neatly as you can while being timed. It can be an individual or group challenge!