With our abundance of staffing, there is often more than one activity scheduled concurrently. Programming examples follow.
To see specific calendars click on the links:
Classic Activities Calendars
Homestead Activities Calendars
Education / Wellness
Art History lectures, Wellness clinics & trainings, Current Events, Yoga, Zumba®, Conductorcise®, Walking groups, light weights, painting classes, "poetry corner", "The View" discussion group, "Equipment Clinic with Chad", famous person biography lesson
Trips / Outings
Symphony, Restaurants, Wineries, Museums, Shopping, Theatre, Movies, Concerts, Casinos, mystery bus rides, botanical gardens, art galleries and more.
Entertainment / Unique Programs
Singers, Bands, Quartets, Orchestras, Men’s groups, Baseball Lunch Bunch, Magicians, Reading programs with students, The View”, Bird watching, Gardening club, “ “Red Hat Tea Parties”, Senior Prom, Birthday Luncheons, Family parties, humor hour, dance groups and even a magician
Word Games, Wheel of Fortune, Card games, Bridge groups, Bingo, Ladder Golf, Wii Bowling & Wii Golf, Name That Tune, Scrabble, Picture Brain Challenge, Penny Ante, Left- Right- Center, group crosswords and word search, trivia
Life Skills /Occupational
Baking, crafts, hair salon, manicures, table top centerpiece construction, Residents' Council Meeting and party preparation for various events including visiting student groups. We also take shopping trips to places like Sudbury Farms, CVS, Shaws, Christmas Tree Shops, The Dollar Store and Steinmart.
Arts / Crafts
Painting classes, flower arranging / horticultural work, craft work, knitting /crocheting /needlepoint club, and art workshops
Walking, in / outdoor gardening with herbs and vegetables, scenic rides, pet therapy, bird watching, “Animal Planet”, Sudbury River Cruise, Garden in the Woods tour and visits to botanical gardens such as Tower Hill.
Dining, dancing, religious services, ice cream socials, family barbeques, Boston Harbor Cruise, Museum of Fine Arts, movie trips, movies at Heritage, live concerts & reading with Hemenway School students, pub night, "New Resident Coffee Social", ladies social, men's pub night and holiday observances such as St. Patrick's Day, Veteran's Day, etc.
Cognitive /Early Stage
Word games, card games, trivia, Name That Tune, discussion groups, library trips & computer
tutoring, spelling bees, dictionary game, reading programs with BLOCKS pre-school and Hemenway School
Live music, sing-alongs, Concerts on the Green, River School concerts, Boston Symphony, Golden Tones of Wayland, MA, Jazz Trios, String Quartets, 30 piece orchestra on site, "The Singing Trooper", a variety of choral groups and much more.
Dancing, putting green, walking, chair volleyball “badminton”, chair aerobics,
Yoga, Zumba®, Conductorcise®, Walking groups, light weightsand extensive walking with our "Walk Across America" program, ladder golf, "Movement is Medicine", Conductorsize®
Rosary, Communion, Shabbat, Bible study and observances of religious holidays
Reading with Hemenway School students, visits to BLOCKS pre-school, programs with the Christra McAuliff Charter School, Girl Scout Programs, student recitals and student volunteers
Zumba Fitness® is a dance-fitness program that blends music by Grammy Award-winning producers, and dance steps. Since 2001, the Zumba program has grown to 12 million people in over 125 countries.
Thelma Diaz, our Homestead Activities Director is a certified instructor.
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Conductorcise®, was developed by Maestro David Dworkin to provide an invigorating upper body workout, while conducting to works of great composers.
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VIDEO OVERVIEW, CLICK HERE
(Maestro Dworkin shows the program)
Our own Lynne Canavan, is a certified Conductorcise® leader. Maestro Dworkin personally kicked off our program which you can see in the video.
Benefits of Conductorcise®
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VIDEO FROM KICKOFF AT HERITAGE CLICK HERE
Maize Mentoring Volunteer Program
In it's 14th year, the Mazie Mentoring Program places disadvantaged Framingham High School students with volunteer mentors in the community. It’s extremely rewarding and fulfilling.
John Andrew Mazie
1502 Wisteria Way
Wayland, MA 01778
Mentor / mentee pairs complete several goals:.
2 service projects
2 goals in education, career, personal, health
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