MOBILE RECREATIONAL THERAPY

We Come To You!

Recreotherapy will design a customized program for you in your place of residence.  We offer the following 1:1 and group activities based on the pillars of a healthy brain to keep people active, connected, stimulated and engaged and to provide ongoing opportunities for meaning, purpose, joy, quality of life, well being and guilt free caregiver respite.

MOVE

Physical Activity reduces the chances to develop heart disease, stroke and diabetes, which are all associated with an increased risk of dementia. Regular exercise also helps to reduce stress and improve your mood.

  • chair aerobics, yoga and dancing

  • standing chair aerobics, yoga and dancing

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LEARN

Cognitive Stimulation involves a wide range of enjoyable activities that aim to stimulate thinking, memory, and concentration with the purpose of slowing down cognitive decline including:

  • discussing current events and topics of interest

  • reminiscing

  • games and puzzles

  • armchair travel

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CREATE

Creative Expression has been proven to promote happiness, increased self-esteem and motivation among older adults and people with dementia.

  • music

  • art

  • drama

  • dance

  • poetry

CONNECT

Loneliness has been proven to be as dangerous as obesity and smoking in older adults. Older adults that live alone or who have few social ties have a much higher risk of cognitive impairment than those with social connections. Programs include:

  • small group, interactive activities

  • special events/holiday celebrations

  • shared experiences, playing, laughing

  • intergenerational activities, pet therapy

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RECHARGE

Chronic stress wreaks havoc on your mind and body and is the biggest risk factor for most chronic disease. Everyone should develop a stress management because it can help you to be healthier, happier, and more productive.

  • Mindfulness and meditation

  • Journaling

  • Gratitude

  • Sensory stimulation

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