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5 Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Oct22.Decatur.Blog

Fall is a great time of the year for doing fun activities. Depending on where you are, this season can provide perfect weather for outdoor activities but can also offer some cold days that allow you to get cozy and enjoy some indoor activities as well. It's the best of both worlds! Here are some awesome activities that can allow seniors to get active and creative.


Go For a Hike
One of the biggest hits of the Fall season is the leaves changing colors. A great way to fully experience this is going for a hike. There's nothing like reaching the peak of a hike and looking out onto a sea of beautiful colors. On a sunny day, a good view of the Fall leaves can be so mesmerizing it almost doesn't look real. It's important to do research before a hike to make sure that your physical abilities match the difficulty of the hike.


Go to a Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin patches are a Fall favorite. It's a fun event for the entire family as there are opportunities for people of all ages to get involved and enjoy themselves. There's usually good food, tractor rides, activities, and of course pumpkins that are able to be picked from the patch. This is a great chance to make life-long memories with the people you love most.


Have a Backyard Campfire
There's something about sitting around a campfire that brings the best conversations and stories out of us. This is a great chance to get together with friends and family and disconnect from the world for a while. If you're with the right people, this can almost be like a therapy session as it boosts your mood and reduces stress.


Decorate Your Home
Holiday home decoration is something that many people look forward to each season. It's very exciting as it gives your home a new look for a while and also gives a chance to spend time with family as there's usually room for everyone to help. Put on some festive music and let the creativity flow.


Enjoy Fall Crafts
Fall is one of the best times to indulge in some crafting. Those cold windy days are perfect to stay in and get your craft on. The colors mix well and there's such a wide variety of options available. This is a great time to let the creative juices flow and think outside the box as there is no such thing as a bad Fall craft.


At Evergreen Senior Living, we love for our residents to get involved with seasonal activities like fall crafting. We enjoy getting festive and watching our residents come together and bond over fun activities. We offer many opportunities for our residents to have fun and enjoy each season in a unique way. For more information on activities, we do or about our communities, visit our website or give us a call today!
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