Top 10 Activities at Senior Apartments For Rent in Pharr, Texas
Better Than Just Bingo, Brook Ridge Plans Tons of Fun Activities For Seniors
Moving into a Rio Grande retirement community doesn’t mean giving up on entertainment or your social life. In fact, at Brook Ridge Retirement Community in Pharr, Texas, our Life Enrichment Director has a full arsenal of life-giving activities up her sleeve to make your retirement community as fun as it can be!
People at any age have a basic need to explore, have fun, learn new skills and meet new people. Our guests are not just looking out the window of their apartments waiting for time to pass–they are out and about living healthier, happier lives! Here are 10 of our favorite activities for our residents to enjoy:
Learning New Skills
Who said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Our residents are lifelong learners, which helps them feel more energized and continues to bring excitement to their lives. With several workshops and classes happening every month, we love learning new skills such as:
Everyone loves to be entertained! We have several performers who visit our community when it is safe to have them–no need for residents to travel. Sometimes, we even invite friends and family that do not live on-site to join the festivities! Here are some of our favorites:
Exercise promotes healthy bones and blood flow to the brain while also increasing mobility. It’s also a mood-booster! We love to include plenty of fun fitness classes that are easily accessible, such as:
Yoga and Chair Yoga
Music and Instruments
At Brook Ridge, we believe that singing is good for the soul, and all of our residents have great voices! We host fun competitions such as “American Idol” as well as open-mic nights and karaoke. Our residents enjoy all the music activities we have to offer, such as:
Playing tambourines and guitars
Cheering other residents on
Listening to Visiting Choirs
Puzzles and Games
We know what you are thinking: BINGO! While we do often have bingo on the schedule, we offer so much more when it comes to puzzles and games. We like to have a combination of both traditional and virtual games for our seniors, including:
Nintendo’s Wii for baseball, tennis, bowling and golf
Whenever there is an exciting event happening in Pharr, we love to give our residents the opportunity to get involved! Things like:
Classic Car Shows
Fairs and Festivals
Movies and Popcorn
We love watching movies with our friends and family and hosting movie nights! We pop some popcorn and make a movie theater right in the comfort of our community for residents to enjoy.
Every holiday is a reason for celebration at Brook Ridge! Our staff dresses up, decorates the community and hosts plenty of activities for our guests such as:
Easter Egg Painting
Christmas Gift Wrapping
Valentine Card Making
Ice Cream Social
Who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? We love to make ice cream buffets for guests to build their own sundaes and enjoy each other’s company.
With the beautiful Texas weather that we are so grateful for, we love to encourage indoor-outdoor living for our residents. To take advantage of our secure and landscaped grounds, we often plan activities such as:
As you can see there are endless amazing activities that seniors can participate in at Brook Ridge Retirement Community–there’s always something fun going on. We would love to show you around!
To learn more about Pharr Texas senior living or to schedule a tour of Brook Ridge, contact our friendly team today.
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