Programs

Programs

L’Chaim provides a variety of programs that help our clients maintain their health and well-being while they create friendships and have fun! L’Chaim’s programs provide physical, cognitive, spiritual and social activities.

Sample daily schedule at L’Chaim

Sample daily activities incorporate physical, cognitive, spiritual and social programs.

9:30 – 10:00 am
10:00 – 10:30 am
10:40 – 11:20 am
11:30 – 12:00 pm
12:00 – 1:00 pm
1:00 – 2:00 pm
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Arrival, light breakfast service, juice, tea/coffee & toast
News and Views (papers, data) client participation
Chair exercises
Cognitive activity, word games, Jewish trivia
Delicious Kosher 3-course meal cooked on premises
Musical concert  / intergenerational program
Bowling or Bag Toss

Physical

Daily exercises are provided to help with balance, strength and maintaining the ability to perform daily tasks. L’Chaim also has fun physical games such as bowling, hockey and bocce ball.

Cognitive

L’Chaim provides many opportunities to stimulate our brainpower! Every morning begins with News and Views that keeps us up to date as to what is happening in the world. We have programs that involve word games, trivia, puzzles and new learning. We even have a Tablet for our clients to use for brain games!

Spiritual

Our programs include recognition of Jewish tradition and culture. Every Friday ends with Shabbat services. Holidays are celebrated and explored with trivia, mock Seders and music just to name a few. Cantors and Rabbis visit regularly and we are located in the Jewish Community Centre.

Social

L’Chaim provides an atmosphere and programs that encourages and nurtures friendships. We join with others in the community for barbeques, concerts and lectures. Intergenerational programs provide regular visits from pre-schoolers as well as teenagers.

A Selection of Hundreds of Available Programs

Physical

Daily Chair Fitness class
Bowling
Hockey
Balloon Badminton
Dancing
Mini-Putt
Hoop Shots
Bean Bag Toss
Wii Games
Fishing Derby
Bocce Ball

Cognitive

Word Play
Trivia
News & Views
Health talk
Art with artists
Slideshows
Reminiscing
Card & Board Games
Build a Story
Birthday Bingo
Crosswords

Spiritual

Shabbat service
History of Jews
Talking Torah
Shabbat with kids
Jewish Trivia
Local Cantor and Rabbi visits
Yiddish Music
Jewish traditions
Holiday Meals
Music requests
Meditation

Social

Laugh Out Loud
Multi-generational
Bus trips locally
YouTube
Sing-a-long
Programs with JCC Seniors
Baking
Story telling
Concerts in Care
Gardening
Library reading