Having fun is a great way to relieve stress and improve mental health. If your loved one is in memory care in Rockingham, NC, you can be certain that they are having the time of their lives. This is because we organize many fun and interesting events to help them have a good time. Here are some things that your loved one enjoys in our retirement community.
Gardening is one of our more popular activities that help to keep our residents engaged and happy. Growing vegetables or flowers is a fun way to help our residents enjoy the outdoors and also help them socialize with other residents. Gardening is particularly helpful as it involves planning as well as physical activities. This not only stimulates the mind but also ensures that they have better physical health. Such activities are great for the joints and limbs and generally help to improve dexterity. An added bonus to the process is that your loved one can enjoy fresh vegetables to enrich their diet r enjoy fresh flowers daily in their apartments.
Another way in which we keep the residents engaged is by learning how to play musical instruments. We all grow up wanting to learn one instrument or another, but we rarely ever get the time to do so. However, you or your loved one can learn how to play some of these instruments at a retirement community. Among the popular instruments that our residents love to play are the guitar, piano, and even saxophones. Learning how to play these instruments is great for brain health as it keeps their minds busy by learning new skills. Eye-to-hand coordination is also improved as well as joint health. All these outcomes mean that you or your loved one is more likely to enjoy better physical and mental health.
One of the great ways our residents stay healthy and have a good time is through health activities. Exercising has plenty of benefits both to our physical health as well as our mental health. Working out helps to reduce stress levels, and this, in turn, improves our mental health. When designing workout activities in our retirement community, we are careful to ensure that you or your loved one are as safe as possible. Our activities are designed with all o participants in mind, so we ensure that every resident gets the most out of these health activities while minimizing any risk of injury.
Human beings are social creatures, and we are always aware that social interactions are a great way to help residents overcome boredom and stress. For this reason, we tailor events ad activities that help to promote the social aspect of our residents’ lives. Such social events can include picnics, excursions, and much more. Our residents can enjoy some sunshine and fresh air outdoors and have great moments with other residents. In most cases, we find that our residents can make new friends and form connections that are ultimately very rewarding.