Fun Activities to Try in Assisted Living This September

Autumn is in the air! Make sure you’re getting the most out of this festive season with a diverse schedule of fun activities. From low-impact to high-energy, we have compiled a list of games and crafts that will be fun for everyone.

It’s Harvest Time!

September is the start of the annual harvest season. With pumpkins and squash abound, this is a great opportunity to try a new fall recipe or host a decorating contest.

  • Autumn Door Decoration Competition
  • Fall-Themed Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge
  • A Relaxing Scenic Drive To See the Changing Leaves
  • Tree Viewing Picnic & Wine Tasting
  • Spiced Warm Beverages and a Game of Cards


September marks the beginning of school for the little ones, making it the perfect time for residents to invite over their grandkids for some fun to celebrate the start of a new school year.

  • Back-To-School Bash
  • Fun School-Themed Crafts
  • Baking Sweet Treats
  • Coloring Book Party
  • Low-Impact Sports or Relay Races

Enjoy A Spooktacular Halloween!

Halloween is just around the corner. Get into the Halloween “spirit” with festivities and activities that will “give ’em pumpkin to talk about.”

  • Pumpkin Carving with Grandkids
  • Afternoon Matinee with Halloween Themed Movies
  • Mask Making Competition
  • Masquerade Dinner & Dancing

Autumn is a wonderful time to enjoy the beauty of the season with your residents. So bundle up, get outside, breathe in the fresh air, and admire the beautiful hues of the season with some of our favorite activities!


At Dellwood Gardens, we provide safe, comfortable, and convenient living options for seniors and strive to help them maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. Our memory care community also serves seniors in the early and mid-stages of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Please contact Lindsay Schmidt at or (651) 444-5716 for more information or to schedule a tour.

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