Topics and Ideas for Reminiscence Groups
Here is a completely revised and updated version of ElderSong's classic Down Memory Lane. This second edition incorporates 50 sessions from the first edition of Down Memory Lane as well as its sequel Moments to Remember. Volume 2 also includes 15 new sessions, for a total of 65 themes for reminiscing and discussion.
Each chapter of Down Memory Lane has three sections:
IN THE MOOD offers suggestions for gathering music as well as visual aids.
ACTIVITIES provides short answer and trivia quizzes, guest speakers, memory sharing about an aspect of the theme, singing, hands-on activities, or listening activities.
DISCUSSION stimulates further conversation and sharing of memories.
New Down Memory Lane session topics: Camping, Cars, Christmas, Dating, Doctoring, Games, Hair, Marriage, Money, Reading and Writing, Relatives, Sleep, Sweets, Teenagers, and Weather.
Down Memory Lane 2nd Edition written by: Beckie Karras; 2005
185 pages; 8-1/2" x 11" softcover book; spiral binding