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Sometimes life as a senior citizen in this day and age is too easy to just lay around and watch television or be lazy. In some cases, it’s ok, of course you have worked hard all your life to get to this moment where you can just relax. But at some point, that becomes boring and can lead to early health issues or even depression. Remaining active not only physically, but mentally is the key to a long and happy lifestyle.

That’s why Quality Family Care has researched a list of fun, inexpensive crafts for you to enjoy. Not only are they fun and easy, but also a creative way to decorate or find some solutions to everyday problems around the house.

Crafts by Amanda is a fun and interesting site that has all sorts of fun and exciting crafts for everyone. Amanda Formaro is a Wisconsin housewife and mom that started going stir crazy with the everyday routine of repetitive chores and upkeep. She originally started a website back in the 90’s called Family Corner that had tips and solutions for the family household. Since then she has been published by many online magazines, including and You can see her work in Parents Magazine, Redbook, Mixing Bowl magazine, The Chicago Tribune and several others. Amanda also worked as a designer for DecoArt and several other brands. She worked for and with numerous companies and sites, such as General Mills, Yahoo, Kix Cereal, I Love to Create, and many more.

Here are just a few things you can create with her do it yourself site at

  • Ornaments
  • Cool Lights
  • Wreaths
  • Chimes
  • Rock Art
  • Wall Art
  • Flower Pots
  • Games
  • Magnets
  • Gifts

And many more

Click here for her recommended list of crafts for seniors.


If you or a loved one needs in-home assistance, contact Quality Family Care to learn how we can help your family make the right choices when it comes to finding the perfect match. Call us toll-free at 877-513-7156.

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