Fun Summer Social Activities For Seniors

Fun Summer Activities For Seniors In Beaverton Oregon | Hearthstone CommunitiesMaking time to enjoy fun summertime activities with your senior loved one is beneficial for improving cognitive response and providing a nice boost in morale, per the National Institute of Health.

Although mobility may be a concern, there are plenty of adventures and events that cater to wheelchairs and other devices.

Summertime Activities For Seniors

Here are a few summertime social activities that are perfect for your senior loved one’s health, happiness, and wellbeing.

Check Out A New Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Markets serve as great excuses to get outside and enjoy the beautiful summer weather with your senior loved one. They are also the perfect social event as you can easily bring your friends, siblings, and grandchildren with you to pick fresh fruits or vegetables together.

If you’re interested in extending your day, consider choosing a fun, new recipe that compliments your selection of organic food.

Check Out Online Videos For Inspiration

If the weather is too hot outside and you’re interested in cooking up something new, see what you can find on popular video websites like YouTube. Search for a recipe that’s of interest to you or browse seasonal lists for inspiration.

Eat outdoors at a fancy restaurant

If shopping for groceries and preparing new meals doesn’t sound appealing, there are always new restaurants opening throughout Beaverton and the greater Portland community. Swing by SW Center St. in Beaverton or W. Burnside St. in Portland on a beautiful Saturday afternoon to see what type of new restaurants are open.

Not only is getting a nice meal together a well-deserved treat, but it’s also ideal for spending quality time together.

Plant an herb garden

Gardening is an easy way to get outdoors, exercise, and can be a great way for your senior loved one to receive a personal sense of gratification when their herbs or vegetables sprout. If you have never grown a garden before, check out popular websites like or for helpful tips and advice.

Go For A Hike or Check Out A New Park

Oregon is full of beautiful parks, historic landmarks, and offers thousands of hiking trails that accommodate seniors. If you have a few hours available, take your senior loved one to one of the many popular trails in the area like Cooper Mountain Nature Park or Tualatin Hills Nature Park.

Enjoy Local Events

Whether it’s sporting games, popular attractions, or summer festivals, checking out fun, local events are excellent for your senior loved one’s mind and health. Consider bringing a few options to your senior loved one’s attention and letting them decide what you do.

Plan A Fun Family Picnic

If the sun is out, there’s never a bad time to plan a family picnic in the park or one of the hiking trails mentioned. Pack a delicious, healthy meal and make sure to bring along a comfortable blanket, sunscreen, and perhaps playing cards or binoculars to check out the scenery.

Schedule A Tour With Hearthstone of Beaverton To Learn More About Our Community

Summertime Activities For Seniors In Portland OregonPlacing a beloved member of your family in our locally owned and managed senior living communities in Beaverton offers peace of mind for you as the caregiver, because it means that your loved one is in safe, caring hands.

At Hearthstone Senior Living, our boutique-style community consists of over 50 different Assisted Living apartments that range from one or two bedrooms to individual studios.

At Hearthstone at Murrayhill, our facilities offer Independent, Assisted Living, and Memory Care.

Each resident of ours has direct access to our experienced staff members, as well as a full-time registered nurse who are all available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

It is our goal to serve each resident, their families and guests with respect, love, and integrity at all times.

We fully understand that our residents are your loved ones and always strive to make everyone feel like they are at home with people who care about their needs.

You can meet with us or schedule a tour by calling Hearthstone of Beaverton at 503-641-0911 or by visiting us at:

12520 SW Hart Road
Beaverton, OR 97008

Or calling Hearthstone at Murrayhill at 503-520-0911 or stopping by at:

10880 SW Davies Rd
Beaverton, OR 97008

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