Senior Activities

Activities for Seniors

At Abbey Senior Health in O’Fallon, MO, we support the whole person – mind, body, and spirit – through various amenities, services, and activities. We understand the importance of socialization for seniors and are committed to providing enriching opportunities that keep residents healthy and happy. As a faith-based senior living community, residents socialize with like-minded individuals navigating through the same season of life. Contact us today for more information and to schedule a tour.

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Assisted Living in O’Fallon, MO

We are happy to announce that we are broadening our range of services through the creation of an assisted living facility within our campus, the Abbey Cottage, by the first half of 2022. Located on the first floor of Abbey Senior Health, the Cottage is a 10-bed assisted living facility for those who need supportive services while still maintaining a level of independence.

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Benefits of Senior Living Activities

Human Beings are naturally social creatures that desire community and companionship in a safe, secure, and supportive environment. Those without social interaction often experience loneliness, isolation, depression, and reduced physical health. Therefore, seniors living alone are at an increased risk of serious health issues like dementia, cardiovascular problems, and osteoporosis.

Although long-term loneliness negatively affects a senior’s emotions, behaviors, cognitive abilities, and overall health, socialization offers numerous benefits:

  • Improved physical health
  • Reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
  • Lowered blood pressure
  • Reduced stress
  • Reduced risk of anxiety and depression
  • Reduced risk of adverse health conditions

Senior living communities such as Abbey Senior Health can help prevent isolation and encourage social engagement. It’s difficult to remain isolated when residing in a communal setting with friends and peers. Plus, we focus on offering enriching events and activities that cater to various interests and abilities. It’s our goal to ensure residents stay healthy and social.

Abbey Senior Health Activities

Abbey Senior Health offers numerous opportunities to stay involved. Our activities schedule includes programs geared toward boosting physical, mental, and spiritual health. From bingo nights to free time, exercise classes to happy hours, there’s something for everyone at Abbey.

Entertainment

Our entertainment activities portray laughter, smiles, and a lively atmosphere.

  • Movie nights
  • Guest events
  • Happy hours
  • Food tastings
  • Birthday parties
  • Wall bingo
  • Cardinal game watch parties
  • Nail spa days
  • Drink / Wine tastings

Spiritual Opportunities

Our beautiful on-campus chapel houses faith-based services and opportunities for spiritual growth.

  • Catholic Mass
  • Communion
  • Chapel
  • Reconciliation
  • Prayer
  • Bible study

Exercise

Physical health is equally as important as mental and emotional well-being in seniors.

  • Classes and programs
  • Walking clubs

Creativity

We recognize and prioritize the value creativity places on the aging mind.

  • Puzzles
  • Word searches
  • Ceramics classes
  • Library time

Family Gatherings

There’s nothing quite as special as witnessing large family gatherings at our senior community campus. At Abbey Senior Health, families can rent our spacious outdoor tent to hold birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, or parties just because!

See What We’re up to by Viewing Our Calendars Below!

Want to catch a daily glimpse of life as an Abbey Senior Health resident, or surprise your loved ones during their favorite activity? Check out our monthly calendar of events!

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Learn More About Senior Living in O’Fallon, MO

Our goal at Abbey Senior Health is to ensure residents stay happy, healthy, and socially engaged. We understand the need for connection, so we offer numerous activities and events catered to various interests. If you’re seeking a faith-based, supportive, secure, and comfortable senior living community offering a continuum of care options, contact us today!

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