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Activities and Programs

What We Offer

The Bradley Home is dedicated to promoting social, physical and spiritual wellness. Our Recreation Department offers a host of daily activities to keep our residents active and engaged.

In addition to our scheduled programs, residents are encouraged and supported in pursuit of their own interests. This includes Red Hat and Red Cap Society, happy hour gatherings and card games.

Seniors are provided with a monthly calendar of programs and events and newsletter to keep everyone informed of what’s happening at The Bradley Home. You can view our monthly calendar here.

Activities offered at The Bradley Home include:

Art & Creativity

Art Class
A weekly class that is overseen by an instructor. Recent work has included beautiful paintings, pastel drawings, chalk drawings, and mixed media artwork.

Ceramics
Program done once a month with instruction by recreation staff.

Weaving
Our bright weaving room features numerous looms for resident use. Our weaving instructor oversees the creation of scarves, table runners, and other weaving items. Our resident weavers are known for their skill and precision and have earned a large variety of prizes in local fairs.

Cooking

Creative Cooks Cooking 

Residents enjoy App & Sipp or Sweet & Sipp activities every other month. Residents also enjoy creative new ways to make treats!

Discussion Groups

News and Discussion Groups
This group gives residents a chance to hear and discuss current events while enjoying refreshments.

Exercise

Movement to Music
An exercise class that focuses on endurance and strength, working the upper body, lower body, and core through a series of seated, standing, and weighted movements.

Positive Moves
An exercise class focusing on functional movements in a seated position.

Balance Class
An exercise class instructed by one of our nurses to encourage residents to safely maintain and gain balance with music.

Games & Entertainment

Bingo
A staple to our Recreation program, Bingo is held at least twice a month, and gives residents the chance to win small prizes.

Live Entertainment
The Bradley Home hosts live entertainment at least twice a month and for major holidays. Entertainment includes piano players, singers, comedian performers, hula dancers, multimedia presentations and much more.

Movie Showings
Movies are played throughout the month for residents to enjoy together while sharing fresh-made popcorn.

Table Bowling
Another staple to the Recreation program, table bowling takes place once a week. Residents are invited to partake in the game, or act as cheerleaders to other participants.

Wii Bowling
The Wii provides residents with a great way to stay active and enjoy a classic game without having to lift a heavy ball.

Word Games
Various word and trivia games are hosted throughout the month to encourage mental and social engagement. Favorites include Guggenheim Frame and 200 Words.

Spiritual

Religious Services
Available for a variety of denominations led by local religious leaders.

Special Occasions & Outings

Happy Hour with musical entertainment
Our Happy Hour is held at least once a month featuring talented piano players, food and beverages.

Holiday and Special Occasion Celebrations
Celebrations are planned for major holidays, and may include live entertainment, a special meal, or a festive gathering. Theme days are also planned throughout the year, such as Cinco de Mayo and October Fest.

Shopping Trips
Residents are welcome to sign up for shopping trips to local stores, such as Target, Walmart, and the Dollar Tree in The Bradley Home’s passenger van.

Volunteering

Volunteer Program
The volunteer program is open to all residents who are seeking further involvement in The Bradley Home community. Residents partake in activities such as watering plants, organizing the library, filling and distributing water pitchers, and distributing mail.

Don’t forget to ask about vacation respite care. Give your loved one a vacation in our Residential Care facility while you are away from home.