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Activities for the Elderly in Chandler

By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on September 21, 2015

Finding recreation for the elderly can be challenging at times, but it doesn’t have to be. Seniors living in or visiting Chandler, AZ have many opportunities for fun leisure activities. Here are a few options your senior loved one may want to consider, brought to you by the staff at Home Care Assistance Chandler.

The Chandler Senior Center

The Chandler Senior Center offers many great activities for your loved one, including classes, events, and sports, not to mention the chance to socialize with other active seniors in the community. Classes include a wide variety of interesting topics such as dancing, learning to use a computer, and chair yoga.

Wildflower Bread Company

Located at the Chandler Fashion Center, this bakery is a great place to take your loved one for a lunch outing. The fresh baked bread and wholesome ingredients might offer reminders of how sandwiches and soups were made when he or she was younger. With the mall right there, you can even enjoy a climate-controlled stroll togetherafter the meal, encouraging your loved one to window shop and reminisce.

The Chandler Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts is a great local resource, whether your loved one is a fan of symphonies, ballet, or the visual arts. This facility has it all in a gorgeous modern and accessible building. The Center also offers tours and volunteer opportunities if your loved one is able and interested in donating his or her time to supporting the arts.

Desert Breeze Park

Visiting this easily accessible park can be a wonderful opportunity for your loved one to spend time outdoors and engaged with his or her environment. Seniors with good mobility may also enjoy walking around the lake and feeding the ducks and geese or visiting the hummingbird habitat.

Activities are plentiful in Chandler, but you may not always be available to provide the transportation or companionship your loved one needs to fully enjoy them. Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of part-time hourly care in Chandler, offers caregiving services that can help your loved one be more active around town.For more information, call one of our friendly Care Managers today at 480.448.6215.