For seniors, isolation, loneliness, loss of self-esteem and self-confidence on the background of physical and mental decline represent common traits.
Community life in nursing homes in Denver is important for socialization, and seniors need different types of activities that bring them together and allow them to interact in different ways. These activities contribute to maintaining the memory alive, develop creative and polite dialogue and improve self-confidence.
Religious holidays, birthdays or anniversaries – all these events should not be neglected at senior age, on the contrary: they should be used as the main pretext for socializing and sharing joy, thoughts, etc. Organizing evenings with music, dance, reading or theater helps brain activity, not to mention that they can be a lot of fun.
Internet and phone services ensure socialization in the virtual environment. And let us not forget the evenings spent watching a movie with friends or family, or walking outdoors: they create and consolidate human relationships, promoting a relaxing environment for body and mind.
Games are also important for socialization. Seniors love table games (chess, rummy, playing cards, , domino etc.), and the best part is that these games stimulate the brain and the competition spirit.
Last but not least, group trips to nice and quiet places are also an excellent way to socialize and keep away monotony.