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Senior Activities

Each Sunrise Senior Living community features unique programming and activities. The calendar is carefully planned to ensure each resident has an opportunity to participate in a variety of meaningful activities that enrich the mind, body and spirit.

View a sample list of the activities for seniors available at Sunrise Senior Living communities:

Cognitive programs designed to support and maintain memory and brain fitness

  • Memory games, word games and brain teaser exercises
  • Reminiscing and discussion groups
  • Cultural and language study
  • Lecture series
  • Current events discussion group
  • Journaling and creative writing

Fitness and wellness programs focused on improving vitality, functional endurance, strength, flexibility and circulation

  • Low-impact aerobics exercises
  • Strength training with light weights and bands
  • Flexibility and balance classes
  • Dancing
  • Wii Fit, bowling, golf
  • Walking club
  • Wellness and nutrition education
  • Go4Life clubs (partnership with National Institutes of Health)

Stimulating, creative engagement in musical, cultural, spiritual and life-enriching events

  • Music programs
  • Art classes
  • Poetry group
  • Drama club
  • Volunteering and community service opportunities
  • Culinary arts
  • Intergenerational programs
  • Book clubs and theater groups
  • Tai chi, yoga and meditation
  • Gardening club
  • Religious services, Bible study, Shabbat service, rosary

Check the latest activity calendar at your nearest Sunrise Senior Living community and join us for your favorite hobby or activity for seniors.

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A Sunrise Principle of Service is to Nurture the Spirit by caring for the whole person – not just physical needs – by providing opportunities for social interaction, mental exercise and spiritual fulfillment.– Christine U.Executive Director at Sunrise of Glen Ellyn, IL