Activities for Seniors
A well thought out activities program is at the heart of the quality of life for residents in our facility. Our programs are quite creative and stimulating for the mind.
Mont Belvieu Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center offers a variety of activities to suit each residents varying abilities and interests. Exercise has been shown to decrease depression, falls, and blood pressure while improving strength, balance, and sleep. Physical activity also stimulates blood flow to the brain, which may help improve cognitive function.
Activities for Active Seniors
Staying physically active is always ideal. Seniors have a wide range of options for doing just that. Here are some common activities for seniors in all walks of life.
Seniors who are physically active are often healthier longer. Mont Belvieu Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center offers a variety of the following activities to keep your body healthy and strong.
- Dance Lessons – Having some fun dancing can be excellent for physical health and wellbeing. Consider ballroom dancing with a partner or take up some line dancing or maybe even Tai Chi! Numerous other options exist and all are perfectly suited to a relaxing, healthy level of exercise.
- Exercise – Exercise Programs are an excellent way to stay fit. Here are some examples:
- Stretches work for a lower level of intensity and can still provide excellent results. We offer options like Yoga and Pilates.
- Weight training is also available and an acceptable option for most seniors. It allows you to slowly build strength and muscle mass.
Memory and Mental Activities
Keeping your brain sharp is just as important as keeping your body in good shape. Mont Belvieu Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center offers a wide range of programs specific to do just that. Here are a few options.
- Arts & Crafts – Create an enjoyable experience. Knitting, painting, pottery, or creating beautiful wreaths are just a few examples of the many arts & crafts projects to choose from.
- Computer Access – Enjoy learning how to communicate with your loved one through FaceTime, Skype, email, or social media access throughout the facility.
- Music – Wouldn’t you love to spend some time singing every day? Music is calming and relaxing and can also be uplifting and fun.
- Trivia – Participate in Trivia with others in our Activity Program. It keeps the mind sharp while having a blast with friends!
- Reading – A good book can help anyone enjoy a higher quality of life. Curl up with a book and a cup of tea or coffee in one of the many quiet areas we offer throughout the facility.
- Games – Enjoy having fun with a group of friends. We offer many games ideal for our residents including:
- Crossword puzzles
- Jigsaw puzzles
- Board games
- Card games of all types
- Video Games
- Gardening – Enjoy our many outside areas to create your own garden experience.
- Pets – We are pet friendly! We welcome visitors to bring pets to the facility to visit with our residents.
- Watching Movies – It has never been easier to spend time watching movies. You can stream old and newer movies easily due to our access to Wi-Fi throughout the facility.