Outdoor Summer Activities for You and Your Loved Ones to Enjoy

Outdoor Summer Activities for You and Your Loved Ones to Enjoy

A woman and her father enjoying outdoor activities near Heather Glen Senior Living.

June 22, 2022

The summer months are the perfect opportunity to try something exciting and new with your older loved ones as getting outside into the sunshine for even a few minutes at a time does wonders for brightening up anyone’s day. At Heather Glen Senior Living, we know how important it is for caregivers to spend quality time with their loved ones, so we’ve come up with a list of activities that are perfect for any day during the summer months. 

Enjoy a sporting event

The summertime is constantly filled with sporting activities that you can go see, and whether it’s a grandchild’s soccer game, a local summer baseball tournament or a number of minor or major league sporting events that come through the area—taking your loved ones to enjoy a few of their favorite sports teams will always make for the perfect afternoon. 

Get active

The incredible surrounding neighborhood of Heather Glen Senior Living offers an abundance of walking trails for you to fully explore the community. Taking the time to go for a nice, easy walk with your loved ones offers you the perfect opportunity to talk with them about any current events that have happened within their lives while at the same time, allowing them to get active each day and enjoy the fresh air. 

Explore the area

Within the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania, there are a number of sights that you and your loved one can easily take in. The area boasts an incredible amount of beautiful natural scenery that is ideal for enjoying a long drive, and with a number of parks scattered throughout the city—you’ll always have a great place to get out, stretch your legs or even enjoy a charming outdoor picnic whenever the mood strikes. 

Attend events throughout the community

The summer months are full of fun community activities no matter the day. With 4th of July celebrations quickly approaching, this could be the perfect time to take your loved ones around the area to enjoy good food, live music and great conversation. 

Make time for a sweet treat

When the weather warms up, there’s nothing quite as appealing as a fresh ice cream treat, so let your loved one pick the place they’d most like to go around the area and make a full trip out of it. With a number of delicious creameries surrounding the city like The Udder Bar, Ice Cream World and Batch Microcreamery—everyone will be able to find something they enjoy. 

Heather Glen Senior Living

At Heather Glen Senior Living, our team makes it our mission to help you and your loved ones enjoy plenty of quality time together—whether that’s spending the day around Allentown or within our community, each day will be one for the memory books. If you’re interested in setting up your own tour today to walk through our incredible community, fill out our online form today or give us a call at (610) 841-4478. 

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