Welcome to the Perley Rideau Active Seniors! We prepared two introduction videos: The first video tells you more about the Perley Rideau and the Therapeutic Recreation and Creative Arts Department. The second video explains what is therapeutic recreation and how you and your loved one can benefit from it. We hope you enjoy our resources. If you have any questions or comments, please Contact Us.
Weaving the Spiritual and Artistic.
Music is a powerful tool. In a stage where there might be many unknowns, music can be comforting as one anticipates what the musical phrase will be, or one listens to a song that they have loved throughout their whole life. It represents who that person has been and who they continue to be even at the end stages of their life - or especially at their end stages of life.
Colouring books aren’t just for kids. Adult colouring is very popular and there are many benefits. It’s a great way to relax, get creative and be mindful. It also helps to improve hand-eye coordination. Watch this video to learn more.
Everybody needs a little holiday. In this video, we take you to a beach. Sit back and relax – and enjoy the sun and sand.
Guided visualization to relax your mind and body.
It’s time to relax. This video teaches you how to tense and then relax each muscle group in your body – one by one. By doing so, you can calm your mind and feel less anxious.
Hear from two Perley Rideau residents about their journey with therapeutic recreation.
This activity provides faith-based fellowship for individuals who are unable to attend community worship on a regular basis. It also provides socialization and emotional and spiritual stimulation. A familiarity with aspects of spirituality, spiritual health and religion, as well as knowledge of hymns and prayers, is helpful to facilitate this program.