Cognitive, Physical & Social Activities
Encore is an activity center for those living with all forms of dementia. All our activities are based on the latest research in memory care but are also fun and exciting! The latest research says that physical activity is very important for this disease, so exercise at least twice every day. We also do cognitive and social activities all designed to keep their brains and bodies active.
We change activities every thirty minutes all day long so that our guests do not become bored and anxious. You will see when you visit that Encore is truly a happy place where people come to enjoy themselves as well as keep their brains and bodies stimulated.
It is our hope that using the brain, socializing, and keeping the body active will reduce the chance that the disease will progress as quickly as it would, for instance, if they were just sitting in a chair every day watching television. We have a “use it or lose it” type of philosophy. Anecdotally, we feel good about this process and feel that it has produced very good results for our guests.
Some of our most popular activities are:
- Crossword and trivia games
- Live entertainment
- Musical programs
- Therapy dogs
- Exercises twice daily
- Arts & crafts
- Daily sing-a-long
- Mind fitness activities
- Wii Sports