Keep seniors moving and excited with these great senior outing ideas

senior outing ideasThese are a few senior outing ideas that caregivers can do with seniors when out together.

Keep in mind that any of these activities will depend on mobility,  participation, and permission.

Get out an about if you can, and as often as you can with your senior client(s). A time will come when it will become much more challenging to get out some of these senior outing ideas, and you will wish that you had done more when you could.

No regrets, get out and enjoy your time out with your seniors. Your senior clients will really enjoy the outings and appreciate your efforts.

Year round senior outing ideas:

  • Community Events: Check online 
  • Festivals
  • Museum Exhibitions
  • Art Shows
  • Attend clubs with senior who has a membership : even if it is just to go socially
    • Tennis
    • Golf
    • Gym
    • Bowling
    • Curling
    • Fitness/ Spa
  • Beauty Services
    • Hair/Skin/Nail treatments
  • Walk
    • somewhere scenic outdoors with benches to rest periodically.
    • A shopping mall during the winter months.
  • Swim Indoors
    • Find out when the senior swim is scheduled
  • Park close to the airport and watch planes land and take off.
  • Aquarium visit
  • Bake / Cook together
  • Brewery tour-see how its made together
  • Book a factory tour
  • Check local tours of how things are made (i.e. Cheese, ice cream, chocolate, blown glass decor…)
  • Art Class
  • Pottery Class
  • Ballet Production
  • Theatre Production
  • Movie Theatre
  • Symphony Concert
  • Bingo
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food Tasting
  • Visit unique local shops (i.e. handmade toy making shop, British Products specialty store etc)
  • Art & Crafts Store and purchase a small project to do together
  • Play Cards / UNO
  • Chess, Checkers, jenga etc.
  • Make a puzzle together
  • Got to browse antique shops, 2nd hand stores, dollar stores (loads of fun inexpensive finds)
  • Large Cathedral Tour

Senior outing ideas

Winter outdoors ideas & activities:

  • Snowshoeing
  • Scenic drive
  • Cross country skiing
  • Sleigh Ride
  • Skating
  • Walking on cleared paths

Spring ideas:

  • Sugar Shack
  • Preparing Garden

Summer / fall ideas:

  • Boat tour
  • Visit the Zoo or animal Park
    • Some parks you can stay in your car and drive by the animals
  • Landmark areas or activities in your area
  • Walk together along the water front, or ocean
  • Park close to the airport and watch planes land and take off
  • Tennis
    • Municipality courts are usually free and open courts in the middle of the day
  • Car Show
  • Outdoor Festivals
  • Garden center visit at a home improvement store
  • Farm visit and pick local produce
    • Berries
    • Apples
    • Cherries
    • Pumpkin
      *You can then bake together or carve the pumpkin
  • Vineyard tour and  sample the wine (if permitted)
  • Local Bird Center visit
  • Eco museum visit
  • Horse, Dog, Cow Show etc.
  • Memorial Events (i.e. veteran events, local events)
  • Gardening- go to flower/garden market together and buy flowers to plant
  • Fireworks event
  • Farmer’s Market (indoor & outdoor)
  • Outdoor Gardening

If you are thinking of starting a senior care business we have a guide and business templates to help you

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Professional Senior Care Templates Included: 

Customize forms these forms to your care business

📁 30 Essential Senior Care Business Templates

✔️ Senior client intake form
✔️ Senior care information / Assessment form

✔️ Senior fall risk assessment form
✔️ Home care quote
✔️ Caregiver job description form
✔️ Home care service agreement
✔️ Senior housekeeping chart
✔️ Senior hygiene care chart
✔️ Senior care invoice
✔️ Hire a caregiver checklist
✔️ Caregiver application form
✔️ Pre-interview caregiver questionnaire
✔️ Caregiver interview questionnaire
✔️ Caregiver reference check questionnaire
✔️ Caregiver employment agreement- Long format
✔️ Caregiver employment contract-Short format
✔️ Caregiver job posting-sample-
✔️Home Care Tax receipt for senior care services
✔️ COVID-19 Senior visit health care form
✔️ Senior Transport  Agreement
✔️ Home Care Competitor Questionnaire
✔️Home Care  Bookkeeping Checklist
✔️ Senior Home Safety Checklist
✔️ Daily Food Log
✔️ Care Assessment Report
✔️ Emergency Medical Information Sheet
✔️ Business Proposal Letters (2)
✔️ Client Progress Notes
✔️ Senior Community Services Contact List
✔️ Caregiving Daily Checklist (Caregiver Journal/Log of visit)

Both the word documents as well as the Excel spreadsheets can be customized. 

*All documents and forms can be form filled digitally, and printed.

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The ‘Hire a private caregiver guide’ also includes 22 professional senior care templates

✔️ Hire caregiver checklist
✔️ Senior Care Requirements
✔️ Caregiver employment application form

✔️ Caregiver job description form
✔️ Senior care information form
✔️ Caregiver employment agreement (long form)
✔️ Caregiver employment contract (short form)
✔️ Pre-interview caregiver questionnaire
✔️ Caregiver interview questionnaire
✔️ Caregiver reference check questionnaire
✔️ Senior housekeeping chart
✔️ Senior hygiene care chart
✔️ Senior care invoice
✔️ Looking for caregiver job post template
✔️ Tax receipt for senior care
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Covid-19 Senior visit health form
✔️ Senior home Safety checklist (private home/residence)
✔️ Daily Food log
✔️ Senior community services contact list
✔️ End-of-Life wishes information sheet
✔️ Emergency medical information
✔️ Caregiving daily checklist
✔️ Caregiving daily checklist (ADOBE Fillable Form)

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