Fun Activities For Seniors in Allen TX

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We spend a lot of time talking about caring for seniors, and how our care can help your loved ones. But we also want to help seniors to be social, and have a great time! Continuing to be active and to do things they enjoy is a part of living with dignity as they age. There are several things you can do right here in Allen, to have fun with your loved ones!

1. Walking trails/parks. In Allen we are blessed to have many wonderful walking trails and parks. For instance, Celebration Park is a great place for walking, picnics, and having fun.

2. Swimming. Try the Natatorium in Allen Swimming is a wonderful exercise for seniors! At the Natatorium family members of all ages can have fun together and get good exercise. They offer several different aquatic fitness classes for all fitness levels as well as free swimming time.

3. Sports. Allen has tons of sporting events! If you know a senior who enjoys sports, you have several options: The Allen Americans and the Dallas Sidekicks both play at the Allen Events Center. The Texas Revolution, an indoor football team, plays there too!

4. The arts. Do you have a music-loving senior? Take them to see the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus! They play at different venues including the Lowery Freshman Center and the Allen Civic Plaza.

5. Senior events and activities. The Allen Senior Recreation Center offers all kinds of activities and events for people 50 years old and older. There is a membership fee, but it’s only $5 per year for Allen residents. They offer all kinds of events, programs, classes, clubs, arts and crafts and fitness opportunities!

6. Dining. Everyone loves going out to eat! There are many restaurants to choose from, especially in areas like The Villages of Allen and Watters Creek.

There are so many activities and things to do for seniors in the Allen area! Yes, our job is to make sure that our aging loved ones are happy at home, but we need to remember that they need to stay active and have fun out of the house! If we can help you or your loved ones, please let us know!