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Keeping Active this Summer in Deptford, New Jersey

July 16, 2021


Summer activities at Fox Trail Senior Living in Deptford, New Jersey promote overall health and wellness in our seniors and community members. With summertime here, and in full swing, our community provides a safe and engaging environment for our residents. At Fox Trail Senior Living Deptford, there is no typical day. Take a look at our favorite ways of staying active with our residents!

 

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities have the ability to help overall health for seniors. Along with a natural supply of Vitamin D, being outside can boost mood, improve sleep, and promote positive growth in relationships. Plus, being able to get mild physical activity is an added bonus.  

 

  • Walking

Our Walking Club highlights the beautiful grounds of our community and the greater Deptford Township. Besides physical activity, walking is also a great source of relaxation for many residents. Walking outdoors also has a positive effect on mental health, and after a long winter indoors, it is always a necessary boost.

 

  • Gardening

The state flower of New Jersey is the Common Blue Violet. This beautiful flower is just one of the many flowers, plants, and herbs available in our Gardening Club. Gardening is a great outdoor activity that promotes mild physical activity and is a great source of relaxation. Being able to garden together  in our community is not only a way to promote the strength within our community, but also is made more enjoyable by assistance from our staff when needed.

 

  • Grilling Out and Tea Parties

Grilling out and tea parties are a great bonding experience within our community. Sharing a meal with our residents is a great way to not only have engaging conversations but also to enjoy the company of someone else. What is better than an afternoon in the sun with your favorite cup of tea or a burger?

 

Indoor Activities

After spending an afternoon in the sun, Fox Trail Deptford has many indoor activities that promote brain health. 

  • Sittercise

Our community Sittercise and exercise classes are a safe alternative to strenuous physical activity. Gentle movements that take place all while sitting help strengthen muscle, promote bone and joint health, and serve as a great community builder. 

  • Music Classes

Music classes provide residents with a chance to enjoy music in the company of others. Enjoying music together allows residents to discuss the music, which helps stimulate memory and brain health.

  • Bingo

Bingo is a classic indoor activity that proves to be fun for all of our residents! Whether it be a game for fun or throwing in some friendly competition, our community enjoys this activity together.

 

Whether inside or outside, summer activities at Fox Trail Deptford create a strong sense of community among our residents. Besides being able to experience a variety of activities, summer in a senior living community encourages seniors to participate in engaging and stimulating activities to help with overall health and wellness. 

To learn more about all the amenities and activities available at Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford, schedule some time to speak with our team today!

 

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