October 1 - 7, 2019

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Celebrating aging and the benefits of active living at any age, Active Aging Week showcases the capabilities of older adults as fully participating members of society. This campaign also spotlights role models that lead the way. Learn how you can join with thousands of Active Aging Week supporters to help change the way we age.

 

Canterbury-on-the-Lake

Tell us what you did during Active Aging Week to redefine the term "Active."

Every year we incorporate big, “bucket list” type outings in to Active Aging Week. We have been up in a hot air balloon, on a tall ship, went through a safari park, and went for private helicopter rides in the pas. This year we asked our residents to be open to riding a horse again, as they did in their younger years. Our average age is 87 and some that did our horseback riding and other events are in their 90’s. It was amazing and oh, the smiles!!! We also visited the new TopGolf location near us and the residents LOVED it. Late this summer (when our weather was better) we had our residents on a SLIP AND SLIDE as well. We LOVE that they are always up for any crazy ideas we come up with for our Active Aging Week celebrations and events.

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