Old People’s Home for Teenagers on ABC – Week 2 of the intergenerational program is devoted to Brainpower.

On Day 1, the participants are back in the Intergenerational Hub where Will greets them with a brain boosting activity called Memory Grapevine.

The participants are divided into two groups and are given a grocery list containing six items. It is up to the group leader to memorise that list and in a line formation, whisper the list to the person behind them, until the list makes its way to the last person in line, who puts the ‘remembered’ items in a grocery basket to see how close they are to the original list.

On Day 2, the Intergenerational Hub has undergone a transformation and our participants are back in the classroom, where the morning’s activity is all about exploring the group’s feelings and thoughts towards certain words.

Day 3, the group head outside for some paintball. The participants have some fun throwing different coloured balls of paint on to blank canvases. Pat, however, struggles to join in on this activity. With a fear of falls, she watches the activity from the comfort of her walker.

Finally, the participants take part in a baking activity that culminates with a celebratory picnic.

Production credit: Old People’s Home for Teenagers is produced by Endemol Shine Australia (a Banijay company) in association with ABC. Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds is a format created by CPL Productions and distributed worldwide by Red Arrow Studios International. Post Produced in Sydney NSW with the assistance of the NSW Government.

Narrator and script writer: Annabel Crabb. Executive Producer: Tony De La Pena. Series Producer: Phoebe McMahon. Director: Suzzie Lawrence. ABC Commissioning Editor – Factual: Julie Hanna. Head of ABC Factual: Susie Jones.

Old People’s Home for Teenagers – Tuesday 10 October at 8.30pm on ABC TV and ABC iview

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