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Happenings at Grand Villa of Englewood

Grand Villa of Englewood residents lead a fun and engaged lifestyle with a full calendar of social and recreational activities. Our Activities Coordinator plans parties, lectures, classes, and excursions to appeal to every preference.

It’s easy to stay socially and physically engaged when there are so many things to do. From gardening club to computer classes to birthday parties, the choice is always yours. Some of our most popular activities include exercise classes, bingo tournaments, and movies in the TV room with freshly popped popcorn.

Residents also love gathering in our restaurant-style dining room for delicious meals prepared by our chefs. This is an opportunity to socialize and meet with friends three times each day.

Grand Villa of Englewood

(941) 208-3416

925 South River Rd Englewood, FL 34223

Memory Care Happenings

Our Memory Care residents also enjoy an active lifestyle, with upgrades and special features to meet their unique needs. The Memory Care Neighborhood features an exit- controlled outdoor area so residents can stroll in the fresh air, and our Life Skill Stations spark interest and interaction by re-creating familiar situations that facilitate cognitive exercise and physical movement.

Our caring staff is happy to work with you and your family to customize an activity and exercise schedule to meet your specific needs and preferences.

Call 941-479-3555 to arrange a personal tour and see for yourself. We look forward to meeting you!

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The Many Benefits Of Senior Day Programs

For many people, senior day programs and respite care are a relief for the caregiver. However, these programs are so much more. They actually enhance the life of seniors thanks to structure, socialization, and safety.

Ever since our school days, order and scheduled events have been engrained into our psyches. This type of structure has given us a sense of stability and direction. As we get older, this much-needed rigidity can be lost. This is one of the reasons why many people struggle with retirement. By attending respite care or senior day programs, our aging loved ones can adhere to a new schedule, which adds mental stability.

Services provided at senior day programs include assistance with taking medication, eating, walking, exercise programs, light physical exercise, and health monitoring. But these programs go beyond healthcare. Social activities and events offer the much-needed purpose and interaction of previous lifestyle routines. This can include fun mingling, gardening, classes, shopping, entertainment, crafts, and attending holiday functions. Of course, medical professionals closely supervise all this.

It is imperative for seniors to feel important and involved in life. Participating in assigned activities gives them dignity and responsibility. They are able to resume the order and structure of their younger and more productive years in a safe environment. The socialization alone is one of the most healing factors in that most elderly are isolated at home with only one or two constant caregivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As you can see, senior day programs can give a break to caregivers, but the real benefits are for the seniors so they can experience all of the above benefits. It is important for everyone involved in the caregiving relationship.