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I have made an Excel spreadsheet that covers all 12 months for the 2008 year. I am able to go back a month or so to see what was done and I can go to a future month to plug in information.

 

I can't find a way to upload this for everyone to access. If you e-mail me, I would be happy to send it to you as a attachment. It saves me a lot of time to be able to have my entire year of activity calendars handy at the same time with only one program and item open on my computer.

 

It is not a protected form (don't know how to do this in Excel yet) so I suggest after opening it you save it under another name and keep the orginial as a blank template.

 

This is done on legal size (8&1/2 x 14) paper in the landscape layout. It works out pretty well for most of our seniors. For those seniors that can't see well enough to read it, I usually go over it during our monthly Resident Meeting.

 

bsnook@marianestates.com

Sublimity Oregon

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Hi there, Can anyone help me. I am looking for a way to make our monthly calendars larger. Letter size is hard for them to read. I am looking for a template or program that I can use regularly to make larger calendars

 

Hello there, I use excell and have my full year of calendars in one workbook containing 12 spreadsheets. I print it on legal size paper by adjusting the papersize in the page setup. All 12 of my sheets are set up and layed out. All I have to do in plug in the activities. I can e-mail it to anyone who wants one. I keep a blank copy on my computer and when I start a new year I open it, click "save as" and save it as "07calendar," "08calendar" and so on.

 

I have been looking for a way to make these spreadsheets protected templates to avoid loosing or messing up the form.

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Hello there, I use excell and have my full year of calendars in one workbook containing 12 spreadsheets. I print it on legal size paper by adjusting the papersize in the page setup. All 12 of my sheets are set up and layed out. All I have to do in plug in the activities. I can e-mail it to anyone who wants one. I keep a blank copy on my computer and when I start a new year I open it, click "save as" and save it as "07calendar," "08calendar" and so on.

 

I have been looking for a way to make these spreadsheets protected templates to avoid loosing or messing up the form.

 

I need help with the calendar as well. I am no good at Excel but what I have done is use the calendar from my Print Artist and enlarge it to exacly 131%. It is just large enough at that percent to fill a 11X14 sheet of paper. Are you able to e-mail me the template for your calendar? Honestly, I don't know how that works.

 

Thank you!

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I need help with the calendar as well. I am no good at Excel but what I have done is use the calendar from my Print Artist and enlarge it to exacly 131%. It is just large enough at that percent to fill a 11X14 sheet of paper. Are you able to e-mail me the template for your calendar? Honestly, I don't know how that works.

 

Thank you!

 

My e-mail is ckolve@trumanseniorliving.org

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My e-mail is ckolve@trumanseniorliving.org

 

Yes, I can e-mail it to you. I will attach 2 Excel Workbooks: one is a blank one and the other one is my current 2008 calendar workbook. Feel free to use information from it. If you are not familiar with the “comment” tool in excel, let me know. You will see on my 2008 calendar that I use the comment tool to remind me of things I need to do. Be sure to save the blank workbook, then save it again as the one you will use (such as “2008 Calendar” ) then you will always have the blank one to fall back on.

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Hi!!

I have a large calendar template you can use. I made it on publisher. It prints on six 11x17, you then trim the overlap and glue stick it together. Give me your e-mail address.

 

 

 

My email is welchkin67@yahoo.com

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We have on the membership web-site http://members.activitydirector.com MS Word & we now do a monthly sample calendar (that you can edit) 11x17. Since it is pre -made you shouldn't have the problems of trying to blow it up to 11X17 size. Of course you will lneed to be able to print it from a print onto the size of paper. Something to consider. Another bonus is if you have a problem with this & are a member one of our Tech guys can work with you.

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Hello there, I use excell and have my full year of calendars in one workbook containing 12 spreadsheets. I print it on legal size paper by adjusting the papersize in the page setup. All 12 of my sheets are set up and layed out. All I have to do in plug in the activities. I can e-mail it to anyone who wants one. I keep a blank copy on my computer and when I start a new year I open it, click "save as" and save it as "07calendar," "08calendar" and so on.

 

I have been looking for a way to make these spreadsheets protected templates to avoid loosing or messing up the form.

 

 

Hi bsnook,

If you need help with excel, just msg me at lmg633@yahoo.com.au I'm not too bad with excel.

 

Great idea by the way. I've been trying to convert people to excel as I love it, but to no avail.

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Hello there, I use excell and have my full year of calendars in one workbook containing 12 spreadsheets. I print it on legal size paper by adjusting the papersize in the page setup. All 12 of my sheets are set up and layed out. All I have to do in plug in the activities. I can e-mail it to anyone who wants one. I keep a blank copy on my computer and when I start a new year I open it, click "save as" and save it as "07calendar," "08calendar" and so on.

 

I have been looking for a way to make these spreadsheets protected templates to avoid loosing or messing up the form.

 

 

I would love to have a copy of that!! What a great idea! My email is kcaruthers@avamere.com

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I have been informed that in SC if it is not 11/17 that I would be tagged, since letter size is too small.

 

Really easy solution is to use your regular copier, but enlarge 132%. this will leave space on the bottom for res. to write important things on, and be large enough to see.

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I have been informed that in SC if it is not 11/17 that I would be tagged, since letter size is too small.

 

Really easy solution is to use your regular copier, but enlarge 132%. this will leave space on the bottom for res. to write important things on, and be large enough to see.

 

 

You can also change the print-out size in the Print Set-up window.

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Hi Rita here, you didn't say what size paper you were printing out now. An option could be to connect the exsisting one with borders. There is a program to enlarge them depending on how large you want it.

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I agree it is bad for them to read. I take my original and increase on copier 155 percent and then take that copy to our local staples, there they enlarge it to a 2' x 4 " and it is perfect for the residents to see. We make 3 copies as I have 3 floors to post it on and then I make a monthly newsletter which has the calendar highlights listed. Hope this helps!

 

Kathy B

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Hi there, Can anyone help me. I am looking for a way to make our monthly calendars larger. Letter size is hard for them to read. I am looking for a template or program that I can use regularly to make larger calendars

 

hI - I ALSO USE MICROSOFT AND I HAVE THE AIDES DO THEIR OWN ACTIVITIES FOR THE DAYS THEY WORK AND I GET ALL OF THEM TURNED IN THE WEEK PRIOR TO THE NEXT MONTH AND PUT IT ON 8x11 AND USE ANOTHER COPIER TO ENLARGE TO 11x17. EACH DAY THE AIDES PRINT OUT A SHEET WITH FACTS, CROSSWORD ON THE BACK AND THE FRONT PAGE HAS THE DAILY ACTIVITES AND THEY PASS THIS OUT TO EACH RESIDENT (GIVES A CHANCE FOR ONE-ON-ONE AND THEY CAN EASILY READ OR HAVE THE AIDES REVIEW THE DAILY SHEET) THE LARGE CALENDAR IS POSTED AT A LEVEL FOR WHEELCHAIRS AND THOSE WITH WALKERS OUTSIDE OF THE LOUNGE AND AT 11x17 WE HAVE NOT HAD ANY CONCERNS. IT IS LARGE PRINT/ JUST BLACK AND WHITE. THE DAILY SCHEDULE BEING PASSED OUT HAS BEEN WELL-RECEIVED. KIM HENDRICKSON

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Our residents also have issues reading our calendars. We now take the calendar to our local light and power company and they can enlarge it to any size we need. They do this for us as a curtousy to our residents. Check with them to see if they are willing to help you with enlarging. We just take them the 8.5x11 and they do the rest.

 

Vickie

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I would love to have a copy of that!! What a great idea! My email is kcaruthers@avamere.com

 

I WOULD ALSO LOVE A COPY. My email is bfeldman@avantegroup.com

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Hi, I was going to offer the same help. We do enlarge the calenders for some of our visually impared residents who nee a much larger printed calendar to see!

 

Steve

 

 

I use microsoft publisher. I print my monthly calendars 11x17. Then I will also enlarge in to 46x34 to put on the big bulletin board. It prints out on several pieces of paper and then we put it together. You can also go to kinko's to and enlarge it. I like to have it in color, and for me it costs to much to print it up at kinko's.

 

However, what program do you use now. May programs have a feature that you can change the paper size in your properties setting when the print screen enlarges.

 

Hope this helps

Stacy

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Hi!!

I have a large calendar template you can use. I made it on publisher. It prints on six 11x17, you then trim the overlap and glue stick it together. Give me your e-mail address.

 

I would love that template! Please send it to me also! jwilson@edensupportiveliving.com Thanks so much!

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Hi there, Can anyone help me. I am looking for a way to make our monthly calendars larger. Letter size is hard for them to read. I am looking for a template or program that I can use regularly to make larger calendars
Couldn't you just in large it on a copy machine that is what we do it will be on a 11x14 paper. We us to make it larger 145% for making it bigger.

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Hi!!

I have a large calendar template you can use. I made it on publisher. It prints on six 11x17, you then trim the overlap and glue stick it together. Give me your e-mail address.

 

Would it be possible for you to email me a copy as well, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks fkeefe@comcast.net thanks again

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I use Corwin Calendars for mine. I have 11X17 calendars made for each residents room and I have a 36x48 made for the bulletin board that is full color. I have several backgrounds to choose from and they print and ship very fast.

 

Lisa Lee

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Hi there, Can anyone help me. I am looking for a way to make our monthly calendars larger. Letter size is hard for them to read. I am looking for a template or program that I can use regularly to make larger calendars

 

 

It seems no one has mentioned mycorwincalendar.com. I created an account at that website and create my calendar by simply logging in and filling in the information needed. It's a fairly easy process and then you can just order your calenders straight from them in all different sizes and layouts. I highly recommend it.

 

Thanks,

 

Joe

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