Helping Your Senior Loved Ones Remain Independent

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Helping Your Senior Loved Ones Remain Independent

Seniors who live alone can often struggle to maintain a balanced social life. This is especially true for seniors with disability and mobility issues or for those who live far from friends and family. While a little alone time can be nice, isolation can lead to severe loneliness, and a rapid decline in overall health and cognitive function. Thankfully, independent living communities can help to combat senior isolation. By moving into a community, seniors can regularly engage with other like-minded individuals and participate in an array of activities that help support their social lives. From weekly classes to events to social functions and even off-site trips, seniors have numerous opportunities to participate in the things they love and make lasting friendships right at home. Learn more about the benefits of independent living for seniors below.

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The Importance of Living In a Community as You Age

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The Importance of Living In a Community as You Age

As you enter your golden years, many things begin to change, from your health and mobility to your family and social connections. With so many challenges to face, it can eventually take a toll on the mental and physical health of seniors. That’s why being surrounded by peers is such a crucial part of maintaining a healthy quality of life as we age. Read on to learn more about the importance of living in a community as you age and how it can benefit you.

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Activities at The Waterford

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We provide access to a variety of regularly scheduled activities.
Here are just a few:

Wii Bowling
Daily Tea Time
Happy Hour
Live Music Events
Exercise Classes
Bingo
Knitting Club
Mental Aerobics
Horse Racing
Arm Chair Travel
Meditation Class
Painting Class

 

Greenland Garden Centre

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Outing to Greenland Garden Centre

Residents had a great time during their visit to Greenland Garden Centre at Christmas.  Greenland transforms every Christmas into a wintry wonderland.

Acts of Kindness

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Gerry sporting a lovely hat to show her support for Acts of Kindness

Every year The Waterford staff and residents wear hats to support “Acts of Kindness for Seniors” day.  All donations go towards assisting seniors in need.