Resources for the Elderly

Decades Discussion Cards
40 photographic cards to introduce, remind and inform about people, places and events of the 1950's & 1960's. These cards are an invaluable tool for tutors, care workers, nurses and occupational therapists working in hospitals, day centres and residential homes facilitating the process of reminiscence.

Famous Faces
A flexible resource for all those needing tools for memory activities, discussion and reminiscence with individuals or groups.
This collection of 50 portrait cards evokes memories and provides stimulus for group discussion and informal conversation between older people.

Divided into seven categories:
  • Politicians and world leaders
  • Royal Family
  • Sports
  • Music / Arts
  • Actors
  • Infamous
  • Entertainers

Includes a booklet of biographical notes for the group leader. Covers the post war period right up to the 1990's. Ideal for all communication work with head injury, care of older people and stroke patients.

Long Reach Tools
Designed for gardeners working from a seated position or those with bending difficulties. Long reach garden tools provide additional length to assist in reaching ground level or the further reaches of a raised flower bed.Available - Hoe, Trowel, Fork, Rake and Arm Cuff which gives extra support.
Overall length 80cm.

Life Time Colour Cards - World War II
36 photographic cards dipicting life during 1938-1945 when the world was at war and daily experiences were defined by that event. An accompanying booklet contains ideas for use and discussion points.

Sounds Nostalgic-Tunes from the 40s & 50s
Set of CDs featuring the music from the 1940s and 1950s supplied with a storage wallet and guide notes.
Radio Theme Tunes from the 40s and 50s:
  • 'Mrs Dale's Diary'
  • 'Down Town Tonight'
  • 'Music While You Work'
  • 'Housewives Choice'
are among the many radio theme tunes featured on the CD.

The Reminiscence Quiz Book
An informative and unusual quiz book specifically designed for reminiscence groups which is adaptable for all levels of ability. Covering the years 1930 to 1969, the quiz questions cover four topics: news, people, entertainment and daily life.

Answers are supported in detail so that the activity can be extended through discussion.

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