Signature Programs

Rewarding Activities Designed
For The Seniors Of Today
Keeping the body and mind engaged is just as important to staying healthy as your annual physical. Simply because you no longer live at home shouldn’t mean you have to stop enjoying the exciting activities you’re passionate about – or learning new ones.

Our signature programs at Encore are innovative, always-evolving, and based on the interests of today’s seniors. They are never about filling time, but tapping into residents’ passions and creativity through robust activities, such as cooking classes, guys-only fishing trips, weekly beauty manicures, and even live concerts. Our programs are both engaging and diverse, encouraging a higher quality of life and a stronger willingness to get involved and socialize within the Encore community.

 

Encore also offers specially developed signature programs for residents living with Alzheimer’s or dementia in our private and comfortable Memory Care Community, The Retreat. These programs are designed to support memory-care therapy, aide in memory recovery, and improve overall wellness.

Executive Chef

One of the best things about life is indulging in delicious food. At Encore, residents enjoy restaurant-style dining with a southern twist every day. They savor culinary works of art with bold flavor made from fresh and locally-sourced ingredients, inspired by our talented Executive Chef Reynold.

It's Never 2 Late

It’s Never 2 Late for seniors to connect with the world around them through the national program, iN2L. The innovative system uses adaptive hardware and engaging content to support communication, memory care, therapy sessions, wellness, and a higher quality of life.

Story & Crafts

We’ve combined storytelling with crafts and cooking in our Story and Crafts program designed for residents living in Encore’s Retreat. Story and Crafts encourages creative craft projects or engaging cooking activities based on the stories read, while encouraging socialization and memory care.

Music & Memory

Music soothes the soul, is therapeutic for the mind, and supports memory function for residents living at The Retreat, Encore’s private Memory Care Community. The nationally recognized program, Music and Memory, offers a personalized music system using custom playlists to enhance quality of life, and improve health and well-being.

Remember When

Remember When promotes the sharing of personal stories in a group setting to spur memories of residents living at The Retreat, Encore’s private Memory Care Community. By encouraging themed-discussions around historical events in residents’ lives, they spend time with friends and experience improved memory function.

Person-Centered Care Model

Encore's caregivers are specially trained to develop relationships through personalized care that help get to the heart of the matter. Our time-proven philosophy puts the resident first by getting to know them in a way that's authentic, productive, and meaningful.

Silver Fox Club

The Silver Fox Club provides gentleman at Encore the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, whether it's watching a big sports game or taking a fishing trip out on the lake. Our male residents experience decrease social anxiety, leading to improved social engagement and male bonding.

Joy Rides

At Encore, Joy Rides offer residents a breath of fresh air through fun-filled group outings twice a month.At Encore, a change in scenery or new experience is just a short joy ride away. When residents participate in Joy Rides, they connect with the environment around them and their spirits are uplifted.

Kitchen Traditions

Kitchen Traditions encourages the sharing and learning of family-favorite recipes in a fun-spirited cooking class to support cultural connections, social bonds, and memory care. Whether a beginner or seasoned chef, residents meet monthly to cook cherished recipes, tell stories, and share memories in the kitchen.