The idea that social connections are an integral part of a seniors well-being is nothing new. Most people are aware of the positvie physical, mental and emotional benefits of staying social, especially for our seniors. Where the difficulty lies is actually doing this. So what social opportunities are there for seniors in independent living communities in Red Deer? Let’s look at a few.

The Golden Circle Center

The Golden Circle Center describes itself as a “vibrant hub for seniors to meet, build community and enjoy the company and support of their peers”. This center offers a wide range of activities and programs in which the Red Deer senior living community is able to participate in. With a very low cost membership, this is a great social opportunity for 2020.

Hamlets Event Calendar

For those fortunate to be living in Hamlets Deer Park, make sure you check out the calendar each month to see all of the events, social gatherings and other social opportunities that Hamlets offers each month. The calendar is usually chalk-full if physical activities, games, crafts and so much more. This is a great tool to help fill up your personal calendar and remain social.

Find Volunteer Opportunities

There are many organizations and charities in Red Deer who are delighted to have seniors volunteer their time. Volunteering for one of these organizations not only contributes to the community, but also allows for the opportunity to meet and interact with many new people. Consider finding a volunteer role in 2020!

This New Year, whatever you decide, make sure you continue to take advantage of the social opportunities that Red Deer offers for its great senior community.