5 Fun Senior Living Activities

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No matter your age, there are activities that will fit you and your needs. There are so many senior living activities that are fun, brain-stimulating, and that allow for plenty of exercise.

Spa Days And Self-Care

Self-care never stops being important, and having the chance to be pampered every now and then is always a treat. Simple spa activities, like receiving haircuts, manicures, and pedicures are great for self-nurturing and to feel good about yourself. At Eastside Active Living we have a hair salon on site for our residents to enjoy.

Wii Sports

Wii Sports offers a variety of great senior living activities. Not only are the games fun, but they’re good for senior fitness. These activities, like basketball, tennis, bowling, baseball, boxing, and golf, offer mental stimulation and can help alleviate stress and frustration.

When playing Wii Sports, you have the option to play individually, in a pair of two, a group of three, and a group of four. These features can allow seniors to engage with others and socialize even more.

Book Clubs

Book clubs are another great engaging senior living activity. There are many benefits that seniors can gain from joining and participating in a book club. Like so many other senior living activities, book clubs give seniors the opportunity to make new friends. Book clubs facilitate learning in a fun and casual environment and can boost communication skills.

Art Classes

Art classes are fantastic senior living activities that spark creativity and increase brain stimulation. Artistic self-expression allows seniors to decrease their stress and manage their living transitions. Research points to creativity having the power to enhance memory, logic, and resilience in older adults.

Additional research has shown that drawing and painting encourages memories in seniors with dementia. Seniors participating in art classes can grow their physical and emotional well-being, as well as socially engage with others and learn from them. Taking part in hands-on crafts can build up social connections, decrease loneliness, and relieve stress and anxiety.

Reading And Writing

Regardless of whether seniors are part of independent senior living, assisted senior living, or in villas, reading and writing can be a beneficial senior living activity. It has activity has strong effects on delaying dementia and enhancing cognition and memory for seniors.

Reading and writing can allow seniors to share their opinions, and engage socially. This activity is a great way to share personal stories, create original stories, and draw inspiration from others. Writing and sharing their stories can expand their sense of purpose and deepen their sense of passion.

Senior Living Care Near You

Finding the best senior living care for your loved ones is important in making a good living transition for them. At Eastside Active Living we have a beautiful courtyard where our guests enjoy our many events and activities.

Do you have questions about senior living? Check out our senior living community amenities or call us at (954)-923-5057 to schedule a visitation.