Leisure and Entertainment at Grand Oaks
It’s your turn to enjoy life to the fullest every day. When you call Grand Oaks home, you’re choosing a vibrant life in the heart of the nation’s capital, with all the social and cultural treasures the area has to offer. Here, your senior living experience is all about aging well, lively community, good times, and plenty to look forward to every day.
Feel like staying in? Stroll down to our lovely, relaxed common rooms and let us bring you entertainment, events, classes, and even pet visits. Need a change of scenery? You’re a short trip away from some of the nation’s best restaurants, stores, and attractions—and we often arrange group trips to concerts and theaters within Washington, D.C.’s renowned arts and culture scene. It’s up to you whether you explore the area on your own or in the company of your fellow residents.
Imagine having all the time in the world to learn something you’ve always been curious about, whether it’s art history or how to paint or crochet. Or, having more leisurely days where you enjoy a cup of coffee with good friends. That’s daily life at Grand Oaks.
For Your Mind
Stay sharp with challenges to engage your brain– after all, brain fitness is proven to boost the quality of senior life. We have a host of enjoyable events that make you think and keep you on your toes. Among the things you can try out:
- Mental fitness games
- Bridge club
- Reading group
- Book clubs
- Health lectures
- Stress management and relaxation class
- Music appreciation
- History, music, and art lectures
- Computer classes
- Current events discussions
For Your Body
It just feels good to move every day. Here at Grand Oaks, you’ll find the physical activity that fits your ability and interests. Help your body feel great with these options and more:
- Tai Chi
- Aquatic exercise
- Ballroom dancing
- Walking club
- Range-of-motion classes
- Massages and spa
- Creative crafts
For Your Spirit (and Social Life)
Grand Oaks is full of people like you—people with a wealth of life experiences, great stories, and a passion for living. We set the stage for lifelong friendships with a busy social calendar to suit all personalities. Join your community at events like:
- Discussion groups
- Bridge club
- Cooking groups
- Pet visits
- Restaurant-going and shopping.
- Resident socials
- Live entertainment
- Theater and concert outings in Washington, D.C.
- Holiday and birthday celebrations
Fun and Games
“I love trivia and word games. I used to love doing crossword puzzles, but my eyesight isn’t great anymore. They’ve adapted the games to have larger fonts so that we can still play them. I really appreciate that.”