Free Aging & Longevity Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



How to Plan and Execute a Successful and Fun Dance and Dinner Party for Seniors


Even as people get older, they have the desire to be able to enjoy themselves and seniors who aren't given that opportunity are going to age faster while those who do get to do things that are fun for them have a better shot to stay younger for a longer period of time. If you happen to work or volunteer at a nursing home or an assisted living facility you might want to get together with others that work there and try to think of fun things for your seniors to do. One of those things could be to plan a dinner and dance event for them. The dance doesn't even have to located at one of these facilities it could be put on by a church or a community center.

Having a dinner and dance event gives them a chance to get together as a group to socialize and have some fun. Depending upon where the location is and who your seniors are will help you plan for the event better. If it's going to be put on by your church or a community center this could be an opportunity for them to meet new people or run into old friends they haven't seen for awhile. A great thing to do when you plan one of these is to make sure that it has some sort of theme and revolves around the average group of the people predicted to attend.

If the event that you plan is going to be during Christmas, you already have your theme taken care of, however; you can change it up a bit and maybe make the theme one that deals with the Twelve Days of Christmas. If it's in the summer time you could have the the dinner and dance include a BBQ. Or you could make it a formal setting where the guests are encouraged to wear some sort of formal wear.

A really popular theme for all ages, but is especially good for seniors because it helps them with their memory skills and reasoning skills is by putting on a Murder Mystery Who Done It dinner and dance. Not only will they enjoy the mystery and the acting that will be put on, the actors can get them involved and this will help them not only feel like they are part of everything that's going on but it will simply be a lot of fun for them. When you put on one of these types of themes though, the group of people invited needs to be smaller than with other themes. You can write the mystery yourself or you can buy instructions for putting on this kind of event. Other themes could be an old Hollywood theme, maybe a Vegas Night or even the days of the flappers during the Roaring 20s.

You can also consider the average age of the people coming and then have the them revolve around the era that they might have graduated from high school and have a 40s, 50s or 60s them for the dinner and dance. Make sure to include plenty of music from the era that you choose and even try to convince those who are coming to wear clothes from that particular time period. Make sure the decorations fit the era if it's the 50s do a whole big thing about rock and roll and if it's the 60s go all psychedelic on them and then of course center on the big band era if it's the 40s.

When you sit down to plan the actual dinner you are going to have to make sure that you take into account any dietary needs that are special when you put together the menu. Make sure that you have desserts that are OK for diabetics to eat, and that the main course is low in salt as well as cholesterol, because seniors are usually watching what they eat. Make sure that you also have vegetarian options as well because there also may be vegetarians attending as well. You should also include decaf coffee along with regular and non-alcoholic beverages a long with alcoholic ones for those who don't like to drink and can't have caffene.



Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
age specific gifts for elderley cortisol dance event gives pillow save money seniors summer activity acknowledgement running wonder hobby crossword puzzles DNA colon autumn activity motivation right caretaker breasts safe at home stay young prepaid amount fun memories carbon dioxide relatives personal information aging resources guest of honor keep learning walk program wrinkles arts fitness program music younger wicker basket community pool glands fear seniors event trans fats read a book aging man gift elderly parents guests spine work market senior care weight loss play cards celebrating someone aging relative direction social worker carbohydrates large print group games coupons chemicals money bingo aging parents healthy senior psychological distress help organize yoga perform basic yoga color coding disability family sleep pattern moisturizer dinner party pottery jogging health having fun growing old getting estrogen banking criminal background check try new things shampoo nursing hospital milk death senile food stamps tomatoes senility yogurt aging help senior citizens waistline club elderly friend concealer care package quit smoking hot chocolate blush craft super food fruits lessons aging tips primrose oil mp3 pollutants retina nutrient supplements decorative wrap fire hazards asparagus weekly menu medicines preservatives hospital different things birthday card disease cherries sighseeing paying bills marathon old positive outlook living situation feelings glasses attitude rv early bird discounts hearing follicles stress free skin heart relationships encouragement hair stylist guidelines Golden Years dehydration immune system job referral deep wrinkles nice tray vending machines look younger papaya senior customers healthy diet confused insurance companies natural moisturizer right retirement community human nature best gift body system relaxation anti-aging cream chicken breast anxiety medical exam partials doctor anti-aging tanning lotion group activity breath dance class comfortable living retirement keep company sadness heart rate truth retirement center hibiscus Parkinsons Disease flowers birthday party for elderly great party compassion mum seniors discount different people hair beauty listening myths smoking table clother enjoying life state agencies crafts happy atrial fibbillation skin irritations pituitary gland four seasons parent adjust smell dating assisted living overeating clean house stay at home look young grape seed stress powder blush staying young forgiveness senior parent foundation muscles bones water feeling of exclusion education take time wheelchair access pens atherosclerosis light dancing family plan nursing home soy good exercise kabobs collagen exciting trip stomach elderly memory fruit holiday knitting herbs limbo contest Vitamin C love helping seniors own home cards oven heartburn laughter arrhythmia healthy supervision menu lifestyle loving life quality time orchids lifestyles gift bag body pet loss support handicapped support senior nutrition REM home bound senior citizen issues photography extra calcium beloved pet companion grey hair aging depression vacation discrimination wonderful pharmacy emotions ovaries painting disability omega 3 oils hydrochloric acid winter understanding bone loss heart disease blender volunteering eating out aquatic exercise sun rays personal hygiene health issues hormones hospitals books arthritis pill capillaries menopause government support community synthetic products socialize pineapple age spots bad habits special needs tone odor angry happiness travel wheelchairs doctors senior relative depression veins vitamin e jobs house cleaning winter activity job training moisture probiotics confidence stamps mind and body great gift ideas ATM card exercise isolated aging process spring activity heart murmur loss support groups loving gift local churches gas internships dancing power of attorney canna lilies birthday party pigments eye lashes forgetful testerone refrigerator hydrated grief elderly care luau party exercises diabetes basic yoga scrapbooking session childs play lily clay gift ideas for men elderly parent fun dance transition dermatologist genetics red blood cells friends retiring hairstyle menstrual cycle adult care healthy lifestyle sunscreen caring for parents AAA heart failure nutritious super foods small meals grow old party ideas alcohol mind prepaid plan phone plan 80th birthday eye color itinerary scrapbooking birds of paradise fun activities infections parents senior parents great party ideas flexibility assisted living facility elderly birthdays hair loss style meal planning laugh lines craft session good memories laughing spirit vitamin better rate career aging parent community group community organizations conditioner broken bones enzymes clothing housing gray hair aging clock risk taker thyroid gland fried shrimp gym senior friend brain shopping society christmas card children exercise groups blood flow sight insomnia gifts for seniors rosewood anti-aging treatments retirement community caring social security discolor social life qualified attorney right cream games antiaging moods reishi elder care car insurance recreational vehicle indoor activities wheelchair cells dementia weight gain stationary teeth Christmas season elastin mud mask sygars circulation emergency calls party trivia weight important information sleep greeting cards free publications long term care chin short walk family retirement facility budget independence saturday market arteries will touch drink rest lipstick dream alone active minds Equal Employment Opportunity Commission skin care sandalwood senior senior benefits cucumbers peas drinking kids activities seniors honor guidance elderly relative emergency dentures advice bones and joints interesting nursing care yoga routine dance classes noise dad fun hugs elderly parent adjust forehead crocheting neck polyps isolation popcorn sugar mental activity sweet potatoes body fat extremely gentle bright colors biology loneliness spirits seniors car insurance blood circulation help memories previous work jigsaw puzzles party special home care problems ceramics aerobics puberty nopal cactus volunteer work crows feet diet energy senior citizen baskets roast cheerful lines aged exercising growing older looking young thyroid social events tropical drinks cognitive ability hot flashes technology alzheimers picnic enjoy life traveling elasticity aging feel great word games smoother looking skin learning senior activities leathery skin lycium community center cloves free radicals food processor care facility environmental factors digestion fresh juice lunch anti aging living conditions aging advice aging body garlic super foods cell senescence hot flash blood hips antioxidants forgetfulnessnutrition cell phone growing old senior companion dominoes challenge yourself church medications taste geranium nice basket bodies home elderly food spouse nutrients ginseng makeup right anti-aging cream good health



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Personal Blogs
Personal blogs