Any place that considers itself “a place for all seasons” is sure to have plenty of fun activities for seniors looking to keep their bodies healthy and minds sharp. The only problem for seniors and their caregivers in Boca Raton will be deciding what to do first as fall draws near.
1. Grandparents Day
When: Sunday, September 11 from 12pm-5pm
Where: Flagler Museum, 1 Whitehall Way
Cost: Museum admission
Info: Call (561) 655-2833
Seniors can celebrate Grandparents Day by spending the day with their grandchildren at Flagler Museum in nearby Palm Beach, about half an hour away. Planned activities include a museum tour and an assortment of interactive activities grandparents can do with their grandkids.
2. Walk to End Alzheimer’s
When: Sunday, September 25 with registration at 6:30am, a ceremony at 8am, and the walk starting at 8:30am
Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real
Info: Call (561) 967-0047
Seniors and their Alzheimer’s home caregivers in Boca Raton can get some exercise while supporting a good cause. The walk covers a total of two miles, although seniors can stroll as leisurely or briskly as they wish.
3. Cooking Classes
When: October 8, 15, and 22 from 1:30pm-3:30pm
Where: Mizner Park, 438 Plaza Real
Cost: $195 per person, although the classes will provide tips on how to prepare dishes from scratch on a budget.
Info: Call (800) 243-0852
Some variety can be added to mealtime when seniors take advantage of the many cooking classes available throughout Boca Raton this fall. While many classes are offered, the Confident Cooking for Fall series at Sur La Table is especially appealing to seniors since it focuses on making flavorful dishes made from scratch with seasonal ingredients.
4. Trolley Tours
When: Thursdays all year round from 10am-12pm
Where: Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, 71 North Federal Highway
Cost: Trolley charter fee + $10.00 per person
Info: Call (561) 395-6766 Ext. 307
Trolley tours provide the opportunity to learn more about the city at a leisurely pace. The Town Trolley Tour can be a fun group activity for seniors and their friends and loved ones looking to enjoy a day out.
For more information about senior-friendly activities to enjoy this fall, contact Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton at (561) 826.9282. As the leading provider of home care in the city, we do our best to keep seniors active in the local community. Additionally, we boost mental and physical wellbeing by helping seniors with daily activities at home. Schedule a free consultation to meet with a friendly Care Manager today.