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Song titles from the 1970’s

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If you have a phone or computer handy you can find the songs on Youtube, play them for the participant(s) and have a sing-along together.

This is also a good reminiscence activity. Talk about: who sang the song, do you like it, what dance would you do to it etc.

How you might use this activity:

Along with a caregiver / activity director for the following:

One-on-one activity, You say the first part of the song and see if the person you are with can finish it. Maybe one or both of you can sing a few lines.

Group activity, You say the first part of the song and see if the people you are with can finish it. Maybe one or all of you can sing a few lines of the song. This is a fun social activity that is very suitable for a group.

Early stage memory care / dementia, use as above.

Middle stage memory care / dementia, use as above. Just like proverbs, song titles tends to trigger the memory and automatically come up with the title once they hear the first part.

Late stage memory care / dementia, use as above, just like proverbs, song titles tends to trigger the memory and automatically come up with the right answer.

Passive observer, a person may enjoy just listening to this activity as part of a group.

This activity is suitable for both men and women.

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