Things to do with Seniors in the Spring time


Livita offers more than just independent living in Barrie. Read on to find out exciting things to do with seniors this spring.

Five  Activities to Do With Seniors This Spring

Livita offers exceptional senior independent living facilities at our retirement home in Barrie. With a range of options that cater to different needs, Livita Retirement Residences ensure that their residents receive personalized care while maintaining their independence.

If you are looking for a new retirement home in Barrie, the facilities at Livita are designed to promote a comfortable and safe environment for seniors. They also provide various activities that promote physical and mental health, which helps seniors maintain their well-being.

While Livita offers their own in-house activities, spring is a wonderful time to get your loved ones outside and out and about. If you or your loved one is struggling with being kept inside, here are five activities to get seniors interested in:


Gardening is one of the best activities for seniors to engage in as it promotes physical exercise and mental stimulation. Gardening also helps seniors connect with nature, which has a calming effect, reducing stress and anxiety. Plus, breathing in that fresh air and feeling the sun on their skin will always be a highlight of anyone's day.

Art programs:

Get creative and stimulate your inner artist by expressing yourself creatively through art classes. The classes can include painting, drawing, and sculpting, which can help stimulate the brain, improve fine motor skills, and reduce feelings of isolation. Art classes allow for seniors to socialize and make new friends.

Music therapy:

Music therapy has been found to have several benefits for seniors, including reducing stress, anxiety, and depression. It also helps improve cognitive function, memory, and mood. Livita Retirement Home in Barrie provides music therapy classes for their residents, which can help them feel more relaxed and connected to their surroundings.

Fitness classes:

Staying active is essential for seniors, and Livita Retirement Home provides several fitness classes that cater to different levels of mobility. Seniors can engage in chair yoga, stretching, or low-impact exercise classes. Exercise helps seniors maintain their independence and mobility, and it also promotes good cardiovascular health.

Cooking classes:

This is a terrific way for seniors to learn new skills while having fun in a group setting. They can learn to prepare different meals, including healthy options, and they can also learn about different cuisines from around the world. It is a wonderful way to socialize while also enjoying the fruits of your labour!

Independent Living in Barrie, ON

Livita Retirement Residences provide an exceptional senior independent living experience. We have home located throughout the GTA, including Barrie. Our goal is to make retired living a joy and provide a safe environment to all those who enter our residences. Our team works with the senior and the family to ensure that our programs and services continue to help seniors.

Contact us today to find out more about our assisted living facilities.

Happy spring!

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