A dedicated team of activity professionals at Sarah Reed develops programs that improve and enhance the lives of our residents. Activities here are not only fun, but are effective in motivating and stimulating residents physically, mentally, and emotionally. Creative approaches to engage residents are implemented in both individual and group settings.
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“There are so many activities that I enjoy. I love the music programs with Lois, dice games, Scrabble, adult coloring, special entertainments, intellectual pursuits, and volunteering in our library!”
— Grace Semrau
“Activities fill up my time, and gives me something to think about. I love to read; we have such a nice library here, especially with the large print books. I like to go to the sun porch on my floor to read. I like to say ‘Good Morning’ to everyone- I enjoy people! I really enjoy the Dice Games on Wednesdays.”
— John Matz
“Activities enliven my day and allow me to meet new people and to socialize!”
— Marilyn Detzel
“I enjoy taking part in most activities. I like the luncheon outings and the card groups. Activities gives me something to do and keeps my mind busy. I have been very active all my life and like to be involved with many different things!”
— Norma Herbstritt
Reed Manor Resident
We are pleased to offer the Silver Sneakers Program right here in our atrium! A certified instructor guides participants through fun and gentle exercises during 45 minute classes which are offered 2 times a day, 3 days per week. This program helps to improve general stamina, range of motion for arms and legs, and circulation.
In the nursing home we utilize programs including aroma therapy, visual imagery stimulation, relaxation techniques, therapeutic music, drumming, and music movement for pain management, minimizing stress, depression, or anxiety. Arts and crafts classes give the residents the opportunity to let their creative juices flow! We offer the “Never-2-Late” computer technology program to our residents. This portable unit offers challenging games, movies, old TV shows, exercise programs, internet surfing, You Tube, various videos, and music.
Each month we celebrate our residents’ birthdays with a social featuring live entertainment and refreshments. Additionally we schedule at least two special evening entertainments, and two afternoon special entertainments per month. Family and friends may enjoy along with the residents!
Scheduled trips and outings are offered by the activities department. Trips to restaurants, the beach, and rides to view holiday lights, are among the residents’ favorites. Our most anticipated fun gatherings are the “carnivals” we hold twice a year, and our huge annual Holiday Party! The Holiday party always features extra special entertainments, cookies and beautifully wrapped presents. All year long the residents enjoy card playing, bingo, corn hole, Wii bowling and more!
A beautiful interdenominational chapel offers residents and families of all faiths the opportunity to worship individually. Organized spiritual activities include interdenominational prayer services, catholic masses, rosary, communion services, bible discussions, and hymn singing.
Call Shirleen Dowd at 878-2631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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