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Adventure Awaits at The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing

The Ackerly at Reed's Crossing Outings

Alissa Sauer

The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing is helping seniors take a refreshing look at what it means to live well. With life-enhancing amenities and hospitality-based care services that meet each resident where they are, The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing does wellness really well – and here, you will too!

The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing is a premier senior living community, leading the way in senior health and wellness, providing high-level and personalized senior living services, including independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Newer to Hillsboro but not new to senior living, The Ackerly is backed by Leisure Care, a leader in the senior living industry with nearly 50 years of experience.

Rather than sitting in a rocking chair, today’s older adults want to keep rocking — and the team at The Ackerly is helping them do just that through a robust activity calendar, signature programs, and personalized care services. Residents at The Ackerly enjoy approachable amenities that maximize independence, build confidence, and deliver joy and purpose in a new age of senior living. Many residents wish they had moved earlier! Residents in this senior living community access amenities and services that encourage holistic wellness.

PrimeFit Wellness at The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing

The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing offers Leisure Care’s signature approach to senior health, PrimeFit Wellness. Well-being and living well come to life as they champion proactive wellness by meeting the social, physical, mental, emotional, and communal health of residents.

Offering a range of senior care that includes independent living, assisted living, and memory care, The Ackerly provides a robust calendar of daily activities tailored to the preferences and abilities of residents. Their activities bring a new level of wellness to senior living. Forget Bingo (although they have that, too)! With programs that empower residents to rekindle lifelong passions or find completely new ones, activities at The Ackerly encourage social and communal wellness that inspires a new age of senior living.

Benefits of Community Outings for Older Adults

Regularly planned excursions are a highlight of the week for many residents who are excited to explore the local area. Recent outings include a trip to the casino, to local farmer markets, museums, restaurants, plays, The Pittock Mansion, and Castle Rock. Here are several reasons why these outings like these are important:

Social Interaction

Outings provide opportunities for older adults to engage in social interactions, reducing feelings of isolation and loneliness. Socializing can enhance mental health, boost mood, and provide a sense of connection and belonging.

Physical Activity

Planned outings often involve physical activities, such as walking, visiting parks, or participating in group exercises. Regular movement is crucial for maintaining physical health, improving mobility, and preventing the onset of various health issues.

Cognitive Stimulation

Exposure to new environments, activities, and people stimulates the brain. Cognitive engagement during outings, whether it’s learning something new or recalling past experiences, helps maintain cognitive function and may even contribute to the prevention of cognitive decline.

Mood Enhancement

Getting out and about can have a positive impact on mood. Exposure to natural environments, sunlight, and enjoyable activities during outings can trigger the release of endorphins, reducing stress and promoting a more positive outlook.

Sense of Purpose

Regularly planned outings provide older adults with a sense of purpose and structure in their routine. Having something to look forward to can instill a sense of anticipation and excitement, contributing to overall life satisfaction.

Improved Sleep

Physical activity and exposure to natural light during outings can positively influence sleep patterns. Adequate sleep is essential for physical and mental health, and regular outings can contribute to better sleep quality.

Enhanced Emotional Well-being

Enjoyable outings provide opportunities for older adults to experience joy, pleasure, and a sense of accomplishment. Positive emotional experiences contribute to enhanced emotional well-being and resilience.

Reduced Risk of Depression

Isolation and lack of social engagement are risk factors for depression among older adults. Regularly planned outings help combat these risk factors by fostering social connections and providing enjoyable experiences.

Quality Time with Others

Whether spent with family, friends, or in a group setting, outings provide opportunities for meaningful and enjoyable interactions. Sharing experiences with others contributes to a sense of companionship and shared memories.

Looking to join the fun? Contact The Ackerly at Reed’s Crossing and schedule your tour today!


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