Activity Kits are provided by the Alzheimer and Parkinson Association for free to caregivers looking to provide engaging activities in the privacy of their own home. Each kit was designed and assembled locally by the staff of the Alzheimer and Parkinson Association with care. There are 8 different themed kits to choose from based on the interests of your loved one.
- The Homemaker
This kit was designed for those who have a history of being in the home and doing household chores. This kit may include items like socks for pairing, towels for folding, an arts & crafts project, etc.
- Music Therapy
This kit was designed for music therapy to lift the spirits. Each kit may include a musical instrument, a craft project to make your own instrument, trivia, etc.
- Keep it Moving
This kit was designed with fitness in mind. Each kit will include fitness items like a resistance band, tennis ball, etc.
- Nature Lover
This kit was designed for the person to get a dose of nature and the outdoors. Each kit will include an outdoor project such as gardening, or a nature themed craft project.
- The Artist
This kit was designed for the creative soul. Each kit will include multiple small art projects that may include paints, canvas, colored pencils, art therapy book, etc.
- Pet Therapy
This kit was designed for pet lovers. This kit is a tactile kit that may include different forms of faux fur to pet, a stuffed animal, animal puzzle, etc.
- The Worker
This kit was designed for participants who like to work with their hands. This kit may include items such as a nuts & bolts organizing project, a wooden crafts, dominoes/cards, etc.
- Healing Touch
This kit was designed with the caregiver and loved one in mind. It teaches the importance of touch. It features a variety of tactile items, aromatherapy, and sensory stimulation.
Each kit also comes linked with an instructional video on our YouTube channel that explains the contents of the kit and how to use it. Contact us if you are interested in receiving an activity kit.