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Serving the needs of individuals with special requirements, offering
equipment for development and restoration of physical and mental ability
through movement.
A.P.I. Activity Products International
Serving the activity industry for 35 years, offering an excellent selection
of tried-and-true activity resources.
Books That Matter
A free catalog of books covering a wide range of topics: recreational,
therapeutic, and activity programming, including resources dealing
with private, public, and commercial recreation for seniors.
Creative Forecasting, Inc.
"Activity Planning Simplified" a publication for activity professionals
Subscription rate for a 12-month subscription is $48
P.O. Box 7789, Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7789
Phone 719-633-3174  Fax 719-632-4721
Visa and MasterCard renewals call 1-800-373-0115
Offering a CD Rom Calendar program designed specifically for activity
and recreational programming. Lets you print full-size calendars up to 11" x 17."
60-day trial version available.
Direct Supply Healthcare Equipment (Activities)
Unique activity supplies including karaoke sing-along machines,
band instruments, classic radio, movie, music, and relaxation videos.
Creative activity materials for older adults.
Flaghouse Activities For Life
Features tools to enhance activity programming: recreation, fitness, music, arts & crafts, games, reminiscence, sensory.

Offers special populations catalog with adaptive devices and activity supplies.

Gary Grimm & Associates
A complete line of activity products to help produce superior programming.
Golden Horizons, Inc.
Activity supplies, games, exercise and movement, plus spiritual/religious resources.
Good Old Days
A magazine that helps seniors remember happy days gone by, featuring stories, photos, illustrations.
Health Impressions
Offers a full line of promotional products and ideas to get your name and logo out to the community.
I.D.E.A. Sing-Along CDs/Tapes
Music adds to the spirit and well-being of many of our elderly. This site offers a selection of sing-along CDs and tapes with corresponding ringbound, large-print songbooks that were developed to promote meaningful and therapeutic experiences for senior citizens. Ideal for Alzheimer's and dementia clients, too.
Knowledge Unlimited
Helps keeps seniors thinking and learning. Extensive catalog of educational materials that creates opportunities for mental stimulation. Valuable resource for educational aids used by many teachers which can be adapted for educational programs for seniors. Complete catalog online at
Large-Print Publishing Co.
A variety of activity products, including many featured in large type.
Nasco: Senior Activities for Assisted Living and Activity Therapy
Comprehensive catalog of quality activity products.
Older Adult Mental Health & Wellness Resources
Educational and therapeutic activity resources that focus on mental health-needs of older adults, many that create opportunities for sharing life skills and solving problems encountered in later life.
Pickett Enterprises
Activity Supplies for senior citizens.
Professional Printing & Publishing, Inc.
Free catalog of numerous books, arts & crafts, games, assessments, calendars, music, etc., helpful for planning and organizing activities.
Reminisce: The Magazine That Brings Back the Good Times
An excellent resource for helping seniors look back on events, lifestyles, and traditions that shaped their lives. Also features other magazines of senior interest.
Sea Bay Game Company
  • Activity therapy resources for professional activity directors
  • Sensory management aids
  • Arts and Crafts
S&S Primelife
  • Recreational and Social Activity Supplies
  • Therapeutic Arts and Crafts
  • Craft Supplies
  • Movement and Cognitive Therapies
The Activity Director's Guide
Monthly newsletter available through subscription, written specifically for activity professionals. Features many other resources and books for successful senior programming.