We believe that everyday can be a celebration of life! That’s why we’re deeply dedicated to keeping residents socially engaged through an extensive array of enjoyable programs. Whether pursuing life-long hobbies with friends or joining fellow residents for daily activities, everyone at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel gets to follow their bliss.
OCTOBER Activities at Arcadia Gardens 2021
All activities will be attended with social distancing in practice
(at least 6 feet from one another).
Activities are subject to change due to Covid restrictions.
All Covid – 19 protocols will be followed, including any visiting instructors will have been fully vaccinated.
will return on Fridays
A Eucharistic Minister from Holy Angels will be here to serve communion to our Catholic residents .
Fridays 9:00 a.m. Oval Room All Covid -19 protocols will be followed.
**Boom Exercise –
Boot Camp style exercise , adapted for seniors / chair exercise with instructor “Boom” returning this month. We are so happy to welcome Boom back to Arcadia Gardens.
Every Friday at 10:00 a.m.- Oval Room
We will meet 1-2 times a month to plant various flowers, succulents, etc. as we visit and share time creating something new, and tending to our garden creations.
Date will be announced monthly
We are adding a new craft/art class that focuses primarily in working with pastels. This is a new medium for some of our residents and we plan to explore a wide variety of subjects and themes.
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
Drumming Exercise Ball Class
Residents will perform drumming moves to popular music while getting a good, gentle exercise class. Loads of fun, rhythm, laughter and good times!
Times to be announced
Gentle Tai Chi Exercise
Residents perform gentle Tai-Chi movements from their chairs with instructors from California Tai-Chi. This system of exercise helps residents to lower stress, stay limber and increase mobility.
Every Monday & Wednesday 9:30 am
We will be making seasonal crafts. A fun time to be creative & visit with fellow residents and friends. The type of craft will be announcedMondays, Dates to be announced (typically the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month)
10:30 a.m. Game Room
We will now have a book reading on Mon., Wed., & Fri.
We choose a new book approximately every 3 weeks or so depending on the book. Fiction, Non-Fiction, Autobiographies, etc.
Mon., Wed., Fri.’s 10:30 am Oval Room
Stretch Class with Sheila
Residents perform gentle stretch exercises from their chairs with Sheila from Activities. Gentle range of motion and stretching exercises keep residents limber and improve blood flow.
Tuesdays, 9:30 am.
Stronger Seniors workout with Sheila & Good Ol’ Rock n’ Roll Workout
Residents participate in a Chair exercise class with Sheila – some light weightlifting, and a full body workout & stretch session. Every other Thursday is a workout where our residents’ groove to the good ‘ol sounds of Rock n’ Roll
Thursdays, 9:30 am.
Twilight Guitar with Rick
Rick plays a variety of styles of music on guitar for residents every Friday evening in the Oval Room.
Fridays 6:30 pm
Concentraion Match Game
Residents will pick various cards to try and make a match of various photocards. Increased memory skills, and social time made fun.
Various dates 3:30 pm
Internet Surfari With Rick
Residents will explores a variety of topics with Rick from Activities during the interesting class/activity. The internet is chock-full of so many wonderful topics to investigate and learn about.
Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.
We can’t forget some of our resident’s absolute favorite activity… BINGO.
We play every day (except Saturday) at 1:30 pm. In the Game Room!
OCTOBER Happy Hour
We will meet to share snacks and beverages and visiting…a great time for residents to catch up, and even meet new friends. Delicious snacks and beverages will be served.
Wed. Sept. 27th – 3:00 pm – HALLOWEEN Happy Hour, Oval Room
Horse Racing Derby
Welcome to Arcadia Gardens Horse Racing Derby.
We will race the horses again this month, cruise ship style. A fun raucous time for our residents as they bet on their favorite horses during this fun filled activity. Our handmade wooden racehorses sprint down the track with lots of staff and resident involvement. A good time is always had by all!
…Refreshments will be served
Friday, OCT. 22nd– 2:30 pm. Dining Room
We will celebrate Halloween on Friday , Oct. 29th
At lunch time in the Dining Room. We always have a great time with festivities, music, a costume contest, pumpkin carvings and more!
The Activities Team at AG