What are some simple birthday party games for senior citizens?
Bingo is one of the most popular group games played and adored by seniors. It was initially called “Beano,” until a New York toy salesman Edwin S. Lowe overheard somebody accidentally yell “Bingo” instead of “Beano” and loved it so much that he decided to name it that.
Scrabble was created by an architect named “Alfred Mosher Butts” and was initially called “Lexico.” It is played by a small group of people ranging from 2 to 4 and is one of the most loved family group games. However, the host can organize Scrabble tournaments by inviting more people to play in sub-groups and win the highest prize by beating other challengers.
This classic Italian game dates back to the Roman Empire, and it is easy to learn and play. It is one of the most adored outdoor group games, particularly by elders.
4. Passing the Parcel
Passing the parcel is a traditional British party game in which a package is handed from one person to another. This game is played by a bunch of people in a sitting position in the comfort of an indoor space.
It’s one of the most popular family group games and does not require much physical activity. As a result of the game, seniors’ moods would be enhanced and their cognitive skills would be improved.
5. Year of Invention
This is one of the finest group games for memory attracting people who have always been intrigued by history or inventions since the beginning of humankind. It benefits the memory and allows seniors to identify objects.