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Happenings at Grand Villa of Melbourne

At Grand Villa of Melbourne, residents lead fun and engaged lives with a full calendar of social and recreational activities. From daily exercise classes to guest lectures and local excursions, we offer a wide variety of options to keep our residents mentally, socially, and physically engaged.

An active social calendar can keep seniors from feeling lonely and isolated, and it’s easy to be social at Grand Villa. Daily meals in our restaurant-style dining room are events in themselves, with residents coming together three times a day to enjoy delicious food and relaxed conversation. Our packed calendar makes it easy to stay engaged all day. Some of our most popular activities include yoga classes, Bingo and crafts, and movies on the big screen. We even have weekly visits from our popular pet therapy animals.

Grand Villa of Melbourne

(321) 768-3965

964 South Harbor City Blvd Melbourne, FL 32901

Memory Care Happenings

We take regular offsite excursions for errands such as shopping and banking, as well as fun outings to malls, restaurants, and local attractions like the Botanical Gardens. Our residents know that there’s never a dull moment at Grand Villa of Melbourne. Call us today to learn more.

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The Many Benefits Of Senior Day Programs

For many people, senior day programs and respite care are a relief for the caregiver. However, these programs are so much more. They actually enhance the life of seniors thanks to structure, socialization, and safety.

Ever since our school days, order and scheduled events have been engrained into our psyches. This type of structure has given us a sense of stability and direction. As we get older, this much-needed rigidity can be lost. This is one of the reasons why many people struggle with retirement. By attending respite care or senior day programs, our aging loved ones can adhere to a new schedule, which adds mental stability.

Services provided at senior day programs include assistance with taking medication, eating, walking, exercise programs, light physical exercise, and health monitoring. But these programs go beyond healthcare. Social activities and events offer the much-needed purpose and interaction of previous lifestyle routines. This can include fun mingling, gardening, classes, shopping, entertainment, crafts, and attending holiday functions. Of course, medical professionals closely supervise all this.

It is imperative for seniors to feel important and involved in life. Participating in assigned activities gives them dignity and responsibility. They are able to resume the order and structure of their younger and more productive years in a safe environment. The socialization alone is one of the most healing factors in that most elderly are isolated at home with only one or two constant caregivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As you can see, senior day programs can give a break to caregivers, but the real benefits are for the seniors so they can experience all of the above benefits. It is important for everyone involved in the caregiving relationship.