August Activity Calendar
Art with Adrienne - An informal art class led by GHBC's Art coordinator every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Each week, residents explore their creative side through use of watercolor, markers or colored pencils.
Afternoon Chair Exercise with Olga - Chair Exercise is a fun 30-minute total body workout, that focuses on improving muscular strength, coordination, and joint range of motion. The instructor uses fitness props and equipment with music to keep participants moving and engaged in this energy-boosting workout. Classes are held every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
Functional Fitness with Sherry- Functional Fitness is a high-energy 30-minute workout that engages the mind and body. The class uses fast-paced movements and fitness props that stimulate the sensory system, increase circulation and improve muscular endurance. Classes are held on Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
Gardening with ElderGrow- Twice a month a master gardener shows the residents how to care of the garden box and also uses horticulture therapy to help engage residents through art projects using plants and flowers.
Nutrition Corner with Alison- GHBC’s Dietician Alison leads an educational and fun program to discuss different nutritional foods and the benefits of eating healthy. Each week she incorporates the food she discusses into a yummy treat that participants can try!
Scenic Drives- Each month residents have the opportunity to relax and enjoy a ride around a chosen destination. Past destinations have included Mt. Vernon and the Tidal Basin.
Spiritual Care Group- This 30-minute group is held every Monday at 10:45 a.m. The group is led by Liz from Chaplaincy and gathers to explore storytelling, poetry, scripture, song, or prayer in community together and share life stories and look for connections with one another. People participate at the level they are able, and all are welcome.
Sing-along with Anne and Friends - Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. in The Terrace. Join residents of The Terrace on the 3rd floor for a sing-along of show tunes, folk songs, and patriotic songs. Lyrics provided.