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Happenings at Grand Villa of Fort Myers

At Grand Villa of Fort Myers, residents enjoy a wide variety of social, recreational, and cultural activities. Our packed calendar guarantees there is always something engaging to choose from!

Located in the heart of Southwest Florida, Grand Villa of Fort Myers is just minutes from the area’s most popular attractions and destinations.

  • Florida Gulf Beaches: Sanibel Island, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach
  • Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center featuring world class performers
  • The Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
  • Abundant Shopping: Bell Tower Shoppes, Gulf Coast Town Center, Coconut Pointe

From ice cream socials, to Bridge, swimming, yoga, Happy Hour and Canasta, there is always something happening at Grand Villa of Fort Myers! On any given day you may choose to participate in:

  • Aquacise
  • Aerobics or Stretch and Flex Classes
  • Walk-Fit Program
  • Billiards
  • Arts and Crafts with expert instruction
  • Wii Bowling
  • Putt Putt Golf

Grand Villa of Fort Myers

(239) 288-0717

1499 S Brandywine Circle Fort Myers, FL 33919

Excursions

Our Lifestyle Program Coordinator plans thoughtful and relative programs including outside activities transported in our comfortable 15-passenger bus or sedan.

We also take regular excursions in and around Fort Myers, whether to take care of errands like shopping and banking, or to spend some time shopping at the many malls and taking in cultural attractions. One thing is always true – there’s never a dull moment!

To learn more about our Happenings and all that we offer at Grand Villa, call us at 239-829-4066 to speak to our friendly staff.

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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.