Life can be stressful at times. That is why it is important to take a night off and de-stress. Here are some ideas for the perfect night in for seniors in a senior living community.


Host a Potluck

Invite fellow Collington residents over for a dinner party! Have each person bring a special dish of their own. Make a dish specific to your culture to teach others about your family and where you’re from. Collington has many diverse residents you can learn from. You can also make a healthy summer soup or one of these comfort foods.


Have a Movie Nightmovie night

Grab some popcorn and host a movie night. Borrow your grandkid’s Netflix account, rent a movie On Demand, or throw in a DVD. Sit back and relax, while everyone gets lost in the big screen.


Look Through Old Photos

Bring out old yearbooks, scrapbooks, and photo albums and show your friends a little more about life before you arrived at Collington.


Play Cards

There are many health benefits to playing cards. You could have fellow Collington residents over to play different card games like Bridge, Rummy, Cribbage, or even Poker.


Host a Book Club Night

Starting a book club is fun and easy. Here is a list of recommended Book Club books of 2018. Meet at a different resident’s home every week to keep up with your reading and your friends! Book clubs are a good way to keep in touch with friends and stay busy.


Have a Craft Night

You are never too old for arts and crafts! Here are some tips to having your own craft night.


Host Your Own Wine or Beer Tastingwine tasting

Food & Wine lays out a nice way to host your own wine tasting here. If beer is more intriguing to you, read how you can host your own beer tasting right in the comfort of your home.