Tag: senior involvement

Gardeners Making the Most of Winter

Gardeners Making the Most of Winter

Many residents and visitors are drawn to the natural setting of The Saybrook at Haddam – nestled within the rural town of Haddam, surrounded by wonderful trees, riverside parks, and forests. Our beautifully landscaped grounds – including courtyard gardens, walking paths with flowering borders, and countless planters and container gardens – engulf us in the wonder of nature, adding to the daily pleasures of life in our independent, assisted living and memory care community.  We just don’t know what we would do without all this natural beauty! Continue reading “Gardeners Making the Most of Winter”

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Drums are for Seniors!

Drums are for Seniors!

Recently, percussionist Tracey Kroll visited The Saybrook at Haddam to host our first drum circle.  His energizing program, “Drumming for Health,” allowed residents the chance to find their own inner rhythm by playing hand drums.  It was a unique and fun evening (one we will definitely host again) – and got us to thinking a little more about the connection between music and health. Continue reading “Drums are for Seniors!”

The Joys and Benefits of Staying Social and Active in Your Senior Years

The Joys and Benefits of Staying Social and Active in Your Senior Years

We humans are social creatures. This means we have the natural desire to interact and be with other people during every stage of our lives – including our senior years. However, some seniors, through a variety of reasons, find themselves living alone with limited interaction or engagement with friends or family.  Continue reading “The Joys and Benefits of Staying Social and Active in Your Senior Years”