Everyday Life Photos – A Grown Ups World
Enjoy a nostalgic look back at everyday life during the mid-20th Century with Everyday Life Photos. The photos in this set – A Grown-Up’s World – show glimpses of adults at home, school, work, and play.
The photo set includes:
* 20 black-and-white vintage photographs printed on A4 card stock.
* 23-page companion book with a detailed description of each photo (Things to Notice) and discussion questions on each topic to enhance reminiscing (Questions to Ask).
Pass around a photograph in your group and ask questions from the companion book – it’s that simple!
Everyday Life Photos gives you a rewarding activity for group or one-to-one reminiscing sessions.
Photo subjects in the A Grown-Up’s World set: Barber Shop, Beauty Parlor, Bridge Club, Canning Food, Car Repair, Factory Work, Football Game, Grocery Store, Front Porch, Happy New Year, Ice Cream in the Park, Library, Man’s Best Friend, Office Work, Picnic in the Park, Quilting Circle, The USO, Victory Gardeners, Wash Day and Wedding Day
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
Everyday Life Photos – A Grown Ups World will be enjoyed by people in all stages of dementia. The outcome of the activity may vary greatly depending on the person’s ability, however for people with dementia, it is important to remember that when participating in the activity, the focus should not be about the activity itself, but the quality and enjoyment of the interaction. It is the enjoyment of the activity that will contribute to their overall sense of happiness and well-being.
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