Free & Low-Cost Activities to Think About During Lockdown

Written by one of our own San Diego Brain Injury Survivors, November 20, 2020

This year has been challenging for everyone. Especially as we close out the year with no sign of social distancing and lockdowns going away, it seems to be getting more and more difficult to think of new things to do to keep us busy…AND safe. So, a San Diego brain injury survivor put this list together to help you with new and fun things that can still be done for little or no cost! Enjoy!!

1. Attend free Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) online classes through San Diego Community College District’s Continuing Education Center —
2. Participate in UCSD Recreation’s free online classes (exercise, lectures, etc.) —
3. Participate in the YMCA’s free online exercise classes and lectures —
4. Visit Brainline website —
5. Watch “Brain on Nature” podcasts —
6. Do free brain training games on Lumosity —
7. Watch free online UCSD-TV programs —
8. Watch the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation’s recorded meetings on their YouTube Channel at
9. Check the calendar of virtual events on Live Well San Diego —
10. Enroll in free online classes offered through San Diego Public Libraries —
11. Participate in the online classes through the Continuing Education Center at Rancho Bernardo — or call (858) 487-0464
12. “Museums from Home” activities —
13. Do mindfulness/adult coloring books (sometimes available at dollar stores)
14. Borrow materials from the library (books, DVDs, e-books, etc.) — and
15. Call, email, write letters and send greeting cards to family, friends, former colleagues, etc.
16. Try some new healthy recipes —
17. Here are a few brain injury yoga lessons that you can try out from the Love Your Brain yoga You Tube Channel — Gentle Floor practice and Gentle Chair practice


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