Memory Care Activity Packets

One on one memory care activities

(The photo above was taken prior to the covid-19 pandemic)

Emerald Crest Weekly Activity Packets For Those with Dementia

Providing engagement during COVID-19 social distancing rules

At Emerald Crest, we take pride in our daily programming for memory care residents. We provide structure and engagement 7 days a week including evenings, because we consider activity as a treatment for dementia to minimize depression, isolation, anxiety and help maintain abilities longer.  

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to think of alternative ways to engage residents while following the social distancing guidelines from MDH. Our staff have redirected their attention from group activities to individual, 1:1 activity with our residents. One way we have found success with 1:1 activity is through weekly activity packets.  Each week a packet is assembled and delivered to our residents.  

The 10 to 12-page packets includes:

  • Menu for the week
  • Letter from Pastor Arlen
  • Letter from a resident, family and/or community member
  • Five to seven relaxing memory activities, puzzles, brain games and more.

Weekly activity packets are available for download below.

October 2020

Week of October 5

Week of October 12

Week of October 19

Week of October 26

September 2020

Week of September 7

Week of September 14

Week of September 21

Week of September 28

August 2020

Week of August 3

Week of August 10

Week of August 17

Week of August 24

Week of August 31

July 2020

Week of July 6

Week of July 13

Week of July 20

Week of July 27

June 2020

Week of June 1

Week of June 8

Week of June 15

Week of June 22

Week of June 29





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I enrolled my wife in Emerald Crest in 2009 and it was one of the best moves I have ever made…they have made my goal of keeping her in a safe, comfortable and pleasing environment much easier

— Robert, husband of resident