Our Wonderful Winter after a Challenging Year at East Ridge Residence

How East Ridge Independent Living Residents Are Celebrating the Holidays

East Ridge Residence continues to promote secure gatherings full of exciting socialization as it enters the new year.

Why are socially-distanced special events and activities important for seniors? 

East Ridge Residence has encouraged its seniors to have fun while following COVID-19 safety protocols to help them make new friends and avoid loneliness during an otherwise difficult time. We also encourage their mental growth through crafts and problem-solving exercises.

Learn about Our Favorite Brain-Building Games

Every evening, a group of thoughtful residents work together to retain their reading, writing, and problem-solving skills by completing a crossword puzzle. They all enjoy finding solutions to a variety of questions!

Four to six residents help Jack complete his crossword puzzle.

In addition to this solitary activity, BINGO can improve cognitive skills by helping our residents think quickly and maintain their concentration. Most importantly, they play the game to have fun!

One resident smiles through his mask as he waits for a winning Bingo card.

In mid-December, Casey from Amedysis Home Health led a BINGO game and provided wonderful prizes. To celebrate all December birthdays, she also brought a cake for everyone to enjoy.

Casey has been very generous to our East Ridge retirement residents!

Our residents were also shown appreciation through Christmas-themed boards handcrafted by Janet, an associate at East Ridge Residence. She had embellished the boards with construction paper, accent gems, a decorative card, and acrylic paint.

This presentation contains cutouts of each resident in front of a fascinating background!
Janet has certainly shared the holiday spirit with her artistry.

Helen is among our many residents and associates who enjoy celebrating Christmas in style. She recently received a beautiful mask that will also help her stay safe!

East Ridge Residence | Helen's Mask

East Ridge independent living has been committed to helping seniors enjoy their retirement throughout the pandemic. We will continue to find new ways to offer them unique and fulfilling experiences as the new year approaches.

If you or your loved one could benefit from East Ridge Residence’s round-the-clock activities, please contact us today to learn more about our affordable retirement options for active seniors.

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