Top 7 Autumn Activities for Seniors
Posted on November 05, 2012
Updated 8/4/15 2:45pm | While you may be bummed about summer ending, Alert1 wants to
help you look forward to autumn! Depending on the area you live in, autumn may
be the last time to enjoy the outdoors with pleasant weather. In many areas of
the country, the weather is perfect for enjoying the crisp, invigorating air.
In this article Alert1 highlights some of our favorite autumn activities for
you and your loved ones.
1. Go to a local pumpkin patch
If the nearest farm is too far, your local grocer will have pumpkins a
plenty. Whether it is with your friends or your family, going to a pumpkin
patch is a classic fall activity. You and your loved ones can have a pumpkin
carving contest. Remember to upload photos of your finished jack-o-lanterns
online. Alternatively you can make some old fashioned pumpkin pies!
2. Draft and complete your fantasy football team
Professional league NFL Superbowl™ tickets too
expensive? Watch collegiate sports live for a cheaper alternative. You can your
friends can tailgate or bar hop to your hearts content, all while cheering on
the home team.
3. Catch a Few Falling Leaves
Take a neighborhood walk
and enjoy the changing colors of the leaves. When the trees are shedding their
leaves, the ground and trees are full of bright oranges, yellows and reds. Take
a leisurely walk and enjoy Mother Nature. You can pack a few snacks, drinks and
a blanket to add a picnic to your agenda.
4. Keep Warm and Cozy Indoors
Stay indoors and enjoy a
cup of hot chocolate by the fire. Cuddle up with a warm blanked and put on your
5. Keep the Yard Looking Fresh
Spare some time to help
your grandparents with their yard. Throw down some new seed for your front lawn. Get ready for next spring and plant some
bulbs. In a few months you will have beautiful flowers to look at.
6. Fall DIY Projects
Craft some fall décor. Decorate your tabletop with seasonal pumpkins and
gourds. Collect leaves and twigs to make a season wreath to hang on your door or
place on your table. Any local craft store will be able to help you pick up all
the supplies you need.
7. Show Your Appreciation
Volunteer to make Thanksgiving
dinner for those in need or host a party with your family. Show the important
people in your life how much you appreciate them. Turkey, mashed potatoes,
gravy…we hope you saved room for seconds!
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