ACTIVITIES

The goal of the activities program at Columbus Manor includes:

  • Promote Engagement

  • Improve Socialization

  • Reduce Stress

At Columbus Manor, we strive to providea therapeutic environment for our residents. We offer a variety of recreational opportunities that include more than just bingo! Activities include:

  • Physical activities

  • Cognitive stimulation

  • Spiritual groups

  • Service related programs

  • Opportunity for community out trips

  • Expressive arts

  • And promoting social interaction by providing a variety of parties and seasonal events

These opportunities are aimed at promoting interaction with peers, improving functional abilities, improving morale and self-esteem and relieving tensions arising from mental, emotional and physical strains.

Creative Activities include:

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Poetry Appreciation

  • Cooking and Baking

  • Gardening

  • Music Programs

  • Writing Groups

  • Talent Show

Social Activities include:

  • Senior Club

  • Women’s Club

  • Beauty and Grooming

  • Table Games

  • Social Events

  • Competitive Activities

  • Special Events like monthly Auction

Cognitive Activities include

  • Word Games

  • Trivia

  • Current events

  • Reminiscence

  • Discussion groups

  • Movies and videos

  • Writing and reading

Morning Exercise Program

  • Exercise

  • Music and movement

  • Dodge Ball

  • Physical games

  • Adapted sports

  • Community Walks

Dementia Programs

  • Multi-sensory room

  • Sensory stimulation

  • Physical activities

  • Creative activities

  • One to One activities

  • Task-oriented activities

Service Modalities

  • One to one activities

  • Independent activities

  • Small groups

  • Medium-sized groups

  • Large groups

Columbus Manor offers residents a variety of group settings to facilitate the various needs of our residents:

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  • Specialized

  • Referral

  • Parallel

  • Self-directed

  • Planned

  • Unstructured

  • Spontaneous

Specialty Programs provide residents personal and social enrichment activities.

  • Religious Services/Spirituality

  • Outdoor Activities/Outings

  • Resident Council/Committees

  • Intergenerational Programs

  • Community Programs

  • Cultural/Ethnic Activities

  • Resident Service Projects

5107 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60644
773.378.5490
773.378.5490