Assisted Living Activities For Senior Residents

At many assisted living facilities residents enjoy of a full schedule of social, educational and entertaining activities. These structured programs help all residents maintain a high quality of life. Many activities encourage members to socialize and develop friendships with other residents. Assisted living staff members make sure the activities are fun and entertaining.

Art Classes
Art classes are popular with seniors because it can be both pleasurable and rewarding. Drawing, painting and ceramics are favorite activities with many seniors.

Attend Plays and Concerts
Live entertainment is always fun and seniors enjoy it as much as anyone. Communities offer group trips to local concerts and theaters.

Attend Sporting Events
Even if seniors can’t play their favorite sport anymore group trips to sports games allow seniors to cheer on the home team.

Bingo is a classic game that is easy for seniors to participate and have fun. Bingo keeps seniors motivated and active.

Birthday Club
Just because they’re getting older doesn’t mean seniors don’t like to have a birthday party. Birthday clubs let residents celebrate their own and others birthdays.

Book Club
One of the most popular senior activities is reading and discussing books. Most communities offer a diverse selection of classic, contemporary and other types of literature for every type of reader.

There are few things that can make someone feel young at heart than dancing. Many communities have a diverse dance offering of line, ballroom, and even tango for the adventurous

Exercise Classes
You’re never too old to take care of yourself. Walking, swimming and aerobics are frequently available.

Family Events
Communities and facilities often schedule special events like picnics and cookouts for family members of residents.

Lectures and Discussions
For residents who never want to stop learning communities and facilities offer lectures on diverse, interesting topics that residents can discuss and debate afterwards.

Leisure and Social Events
There are regularly scheduled leisure events for residents to socialize with other community members. Communities will post calendars of upcoming events throughout the community and online.

Card Games
Traditional card games such as rummy, gin, bridge and poker have always been popular among senior residents. Uno, and other card games are also popular.

Trips to the park and hikes are not only enjoyable, but the exercise is great for seniors who like to stay active.

Social Hour
Evening happy hours let residents mingle and meet new acquaintances. Themes such as cruise ship, game night, and other activities are common.

Trips and Outings
Communities will often plan trips to that appeal to a wide variety of interests such as parks, museums

Volunteer Programs
For residents who like to give back, communities will organize programs that work with a variety of charities.

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Book Club
  • Model Railroad Club
  • Council Meetings
  • Dancing
  • Computer Classes
  • Cooking Classes
  • Study Groups
  • Exercise Classes
  • Yoga
  • Bingo
  • Bridge
  • Card Games
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Wii Games
  • Gardening
  • Lectures
  • Choir
  • Live Entertainment
  • Plays and Concerts
  • Birthday Parties
  • Pet Care
  • Recreational Activities
  • Religious and Spiritual Activities
  • Family Events
  • Red Hat Society
  • Social Events
  • Social Hour
  • Sporting Events
  • Field Trips
  • Volunteer Programs
  • … and More!